Will pampas grass provide a visual screen during its dormant season? Coverage...

Asked January 26, 2015, 2:23 PM EST

Will pampas grass provide a visual screen during its dormant season? Coverage is needed to screen out parking lot and car lights from residents' homes.

Howard County Maryland

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Pampas grass can offer you somewhat of a visual screen in the dormant season, but as part of it's care and management, at some point you do remove the dried remnants, usually before new growth starts in spring. During this time, until the new fronds grow, you will not have your screen.
If a year round screen is needed, we'd suggest a mixture of evergreens like arborvitae, hollies, etc.
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