Erianthus Plume Grass (3 Gallon Container)
Plume Grass (Erianthus Ravennae) - Plume grass has tall, arching stems
make this one of the largest and most popular ornamental grasses. Also
known as Ravennae Grass and Hardy Pampas Grass, it one of the
tallest ornamental grasses that is hardy above Zone 6. Plume grass is
readily used as a substitute for Pampas grass in the northern regions.
The gray-green leaves reach a height of about 5 feet, but in late summer
large, beige, feather duster like plumes reach skyward, achieving
impressive heights of 6 feet. These plumes are often used in fresh and
dried flower arrangements. A mature clump may number as many as 50
of these plumes. Then in autumn, foliage and stems turn from pale green
to varying shades of bronze and red throughout the plant.
aka Erianthus ravennae