by Brooke Tolman
(last updated November 13, 2015)
Pampas grass is a large, perennial ornamental grass that is grown in many lawns as fillers. There are many reasons to love pampas grass; here are just a few of them.
While pampas grass is a great solution to many of your lawn care problems, be aware that it can grow out of control. If you let the grass grow too tall it can start to take over your lawn and a whole lawn of pampas grass it not very pretty. Pampas leaves are also notoriously sharp, and can unintentionally cut you if you aren't careful. Anytime you plant large, dense bushes in your lawn, you're building a home for many species of wildlife. Planting pampas grass will attract reptiles, bugs, and small mammals that are all looking for a place to hide. If you don't want those in your lawn, then you should avoid planting pampas grass.
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