What is pampas grass?

Have you recently been to an event and seen beautiful fluffy stems or on your favourite social media platform and seen a Pinterest worthy floral centre piece? The world has recently gone made for the somewhat stunning bohemian plumes as they are so easy to maintain and versatile. To be accurate, pampas grass, otherwise known as Cortaderia is a flowering outdoor plant native to South America, hailing from the Pampas region. There are approximately 25 species of Cortaderia and they can grow as tall as three meters. Usually available in a natural, beige colour,  but here at Poppy's Pampas, we like to inject some colour so you will be able to find it in dyed colours in every colour of the rainbow.

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Can pampas grow in the shade?

Pampas is commonly grown and lives longer in warm areas but the answer is, yes, Pampas grass grow in shade. However, if you want to grow it faster and be of a better quality, you should plant it in an area with direct sunlight or total sun exposure. Many types of Pampas grass can also grow in partial shade but they don’t perform well too. In conclusion, pampas grass is a versatile perennial grass that can grow in warm and cold whether.However, if you want to make pampas look more beautiful, strong and graceful, grow it in a place where it can get total exposure to sunlight.

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Are dried flowers pet friendly?

Dried and preserved flowers provide a beautiful alternative to fresh flowers and are often a firm favourite due to them being low maintenance and long lasting. However, they often raise the question of safety for pet owners. And here at Poppy's Pampas, being an animal loving company, we can understand the concern. In this blog, we will explore the safety of both dried and preserved flowers for pets and provide tips on how to keep your furry friends safe.

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