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2024 Seed Catalog

Plume Grass - Saccharum ravennae syn. Erianthus ravennae.


Plume Grass

Ornamental Grass Seeds

Saccharum ravennae syn. Erianthus ravennae.

This 6-10 ft. tall giant is very similar to pampas grass but is more cold hardy. Large plume-like flower panicles are produced in late summer. They begin silvery with violet tones and in the fall age to white. Plume grass is an outstanding fresh cut or dried flower. Autumn foliage is showy as well, turns shades of tan, orange, purple, and beige. Plume grass is best used as single specimens in large gardens, or in groups as dramatic screens. Winter hardy to zone 5.

Plume Grass seeds cannot ship to CA, HI, NM, OR, and WA.
50 seeds - $3.49
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Growing Plume Grass Ornamental Grass Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Sow ornamental grass seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65-75° F., germination is in 7-35 days, depending on the variety.

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