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Q.My Pampas Grass Flowered For About 4 Years (only 4-5 Plumes Per Year) And Has Not Flowered For The Last 2 Years

Zone LE2 6ER | Anonymous added on June 10, 2021 | Answered

How do I get it to start flowering again? Will adding phosphorus to soil help How do I increase the number of plumes? The plumes were dirty white in colour. Can I get pink plumes or is that a different species of pampas grass?

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Answered on June 18, 2021

The pink plumes are a different variety of pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea'). Adding a high phosphorous fertilizer such as bone meal will help offset too much nitrogen. These articles should help get yours blooming again:


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