King of the ornamental grasses, Pampas grows 9?12' high in large, upright clumps, and is used at the back of perennial borders, as screening, or for architectural interest. Its showy, feathery panicles are pink, from 1 to 2 feet in length, appearing in October.
Hardy zone 7-11
Sow surface after all danger of frost in well drained soil. It's a good idea to start them in pots. Seeds are very tiny. The plant can be transplanted when 3 inch tall. If you start later than spring, you would need to keep the plant the first winter inside to protect from frost. Easy to grow.