Is canary grass the same as pampas grass?

Answer Canary grass and pampas grass are two separate plants. Canary grass (Phalaris canariensis), also known as canarygrass, is an annual grain crop primarily grown for bird seed. Pampas grass (Cortaderi... Read More »

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Is canary grass the same as ribbon grass?

Canarygrass (Phalaris canariensis) and ribbon grass (Phalaris arundinacea) are related, but not the same kind of grass. Canarygrass is an annual that produces spike-like seed heads that resemble wh... Read More »

How to Separate Pampas Grass?

Pampas grass is a tough ornamental grass that can grow as tall as 12 feet, with fountain-shaped plumes that can add an additional 2 to 3 feet to the plant's towering height. Although pampas grass i... Read More »

How far back should pampas grass be cut?

Pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana) should be cut back to near ground level each year. This is to make room for fresh vigorous growth in the spring. Prune pampas grass in the late winter before the ... Read More »

How do I care for pampas grass?

PlantingPlant pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana,) where the plant will be exposed to a minimum of six to eight hours of sunlight. Locate the plant in an open area away from buildings as the plant c... Read More »