Best Places to Buy Pampas Grass Online

INSIDE : Looking to hear what the Dried Pampas Grass trend is all about? And even more importantly, learn where are the best places to buy pampas grass online – because this is a trend that is here to stay.

Pampas Grass bouquet

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This post has been updated from it’s original 2019 publish date.

I am a pampas grass lover and it seems like everyone is now jumping on the trend!  I even planted some pink pampas grass in my yard and can not wait to see how they grow into the space.

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Dried Plants and Ornamental Grasses:

It seems everywhere I look on Instagram someone is making a stunning dried flower arrangement.  I started pinning Dried Flower Arrangements on Pinterest because they are just so gorgeous!

The other similar trend I have been seeing, is using dried ornamental grasses and even dried out palm fronds.  It seems like the ornamental grasses with “big flower or seed heads” are the most popular –

  • Miscanthus Grass
  • Dried Wheats
  • Golden Grass
  • Bunny Tail Grass


Dried Grass
Burgundy Bunny Tail Grass as decor

However, far and away, I think the use of Pampas grass is picking up the most traction and I have to say – I just love it’s showy look.  

What is Pampas Grass?

Cortaderia selloana, commonly known as Pampas grass (POM-pass grass), is a beautiful flowering plant native to southern South America – including the Pampas region after which it is named.

Best Online Pampas Grass

It is one of the loveliest ornamental grasses and is often used as a large accent plant.  The tall, showy plumes have gorgeous autumn coloring that continue into winter, and are great in fresh or dried floral arrangements.

When I was a practicing landscape architect, I often designed with it in my projects. It’s a lovely feature plant in any garden.

What is the best kind of Pampas Grass to decorate with?

Most Pampas grasses typically have large plumes that grow at the top of their slender grass stems. They can be quite tall, but there are also smaller Dwarf varieties that are about 2-3 feet tall.

Some of the best Pampas Grass varieties for drying and using in floral arrangements are the Pink Feather Pampas Grass, the White Feather Pampas Grass and the Pumila Dwarf Pampas Grass. But really you can’t go wrong with using any of them!


Pink Feather Pampas Grass –

Pink Feather Pampas Grass
Pink Feather Pampas Grass

Cortaderia selloana ‘pink feather’ or ‘Pink Feather’ Pampas Grass grows their feathery pink plumes form in mid-summer. They are a deer resistant plant but provides habitat to attract birds. ‘Pink Feather’ Pampas Grass is easy to grow and can reach heights of eight feet or taller.

White Feather Pampas Grass –

White Feather Pampas Grass
White Feather Pampas Grass

Cortaderia selloana ‘white feather’ or ‘White Feather’ Pampas Grass is a beautiful plant. It’s enormous golden feathery plumes can grow up to eight feet tall. This grass is also very easy to grow.

Pumila Dwarf Pampas Grass –

Pumila Dwarf Pampas Grass
Pumila Dwarf Pampas Grass

Cortaderia selloana ‘pumila’ or ‘Pumila’ Dwarf Pampas Grass has ivory colored feathery flowers that arrive in the late-summer and last for months. A tough, fast-growing and drought-tolerant plant, this variety is sterile and will not reseed.

Can I grow Pampas Grass at my house?

Pampas grass likes full sun for at least six hours a day and it grows best in well-drained soil.  It is fairly drought tolerant, so water the plant light to moderate amounts and otherwise the does not need much care.

However, please note : Pampas grass spreads VERY easily.  Their gorgeous seed heads can bear up to a million seeds over its lifetime. The self-sowing seeds can sprout in almost any kind of soil, too.   And pampas grass will come back year after year.

Because it is such a hardy plant and is quite difficult to get rid of, pampas grass is on the list of invasive weeds in California and Texas. It has also been banned in Hawaii and New Zealand.

I have been looking into a Dwarf pampas grass variety, which only grow to about 5 feet tall. And look for a sterile variety, which means that they don’t produce seeds and cannot self-sow.

Where is Pampas Grass for Sale?

I’m so glad you asked where to buy dried Pampas Grass Online because I had been looking around myself. I have been searching all my local plant nurseries for a Pampas Grass to buy and it seems like no one has them.  While driving around town, I see the plant everywhere.  However, I feel very uncomfortable pulling up to a store front, a neighborhood entrance or in the parking lot of an apartment complex and just snipping away.

Here are some great online Pampas Grass options :

So, I started doing some online digging and guess what!  You can get Pampas Grass (along with tons of other dried flowers and grasses) online.

Pampas Grass inside

Online Pampas Grass to buy :

SHOP the grasses below by clicking on the image.

Be sure to pin this great resource for the next time you need to get some Pampas Grasses to place in your home, decorate with or create a wreath like I did!

Dried Ornamental Pampas Grass

4 thoughts on “Best Places to Buy Pampas Grass Online

  1. Hi Amy, I am sure I should make my startup with huge decor loving cordial thanks to you for this quality and awesome post. Yeah, pampas grass have become a trendy home decor item. It have even been used for celebrating especial events like wedding or birthday or even marriage day. I just got through your sweet details and I was honestly impressed with the helpful touches you left here for your readers and followers. I like mostly pink color and white one is not also less eye-peace creating. The photos you inserted look so so lovely. Love your heartwarming stuffs.

  2. Ah.. Thanks for this post..I see this everywhere in Pearland and Houston Texas, I always see where to park. But I don’t know if it’s right to pluck them. I’m trying to get some online.. They are so expensive. Sigh!

    1. I am trying to grow some of my own this year. Fingers crossed I’ll get some lovely plumes in my own back yard! Maybe you could give that a try?

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