Saccharum arundinaceum

Hardy Sugar Cane, Plume Grass

Type: Perennials,Grasses
Height: Tall 10' (12' in flower) (Plant 10' apart)
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 6-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Makes a bold statement as a specimen or at the back of a large border. Immense pink plumes resembling Pampas grass appear late in the season over the grey/green blades. Saccharum arundinaceum is great as a living privacy screen.

Features to Note:

  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Winter Interest
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

Saccharum General Information:

Saccharum are undeniably a bold statement in the garden. Immense pink plumes rise well above blades to add even more height to this giant.

Saccharum Plant Care:

Prefers average, moist soil. Can be divided in mid spring to early summer. Will self seed. Leave seed heads on for winter interest. Protect from strong winds and mulch crown in winter.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
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