Frequently Asked Questions

How long does pampas grass last?

With proper care, pampas grass can last for years! The typical lifespan of dried pampas is approximately 3 years. However, when it's been well taken care of, it can last much longer than that!

Do you ship outside of Winnipeg, Manitoba?

We are currently offering local pick-up orders only, but will be looking into expanding to Canada-wide shipping options in the future. Interested in placing an out of Province order? Send us a message.

What if I can't pick up during the available pickup windows?

We typically offer two pickup windows per week. After the checkout page you will be able select your preferred pickup window.

If you are unable to make these pickup windows work, send us a message and we will do our best to accommodate an alternate pickup or delivery time! 

How do you take care of pampas?

The beauty of pampas grass is that it is incredibly low maintenance. Unlike flowers and houseplants, it thrives without any attention. Pampas grass does not need water or sunlight. In fact, we suggest keeping your pampas away from water to avoid damaging the plumes. This is the perfect solution for those who don’t have a green thumb or are away from home and don’t have time in their busy schedules to water their plants.

While your Prairie Pampas grass has already been dried and treated, there are a few things that you can do to extend the life of your pampas grass and keep it looking fresh and fluffy. Every Prairie Pampas order comes with care instructions with tips on how to set up your arrangements and make your pampas last even longer!

There are a few things to consider if you'd like to extend the life of your pampas.

  • We suggest keeping your pampas out of direct sunlight over extended periods of time as this will cause the plumes to dry out.
  • It's best to place your pampas in a low traffic area to avoid premature shedding.

What room of my house is best for pampas grass?

The natural beauty of pampas makes it a great accent piece for any room! Since we have pampas available in different styles and sizes, it's easy to find the perfect arrangement for any room. Pampas adds value anywhere from a master bedroom, a spacious dining room or a powder room. Since it does not require any sunlight, it's perfect for that one spot in your home that none of your plants seem to survive in. Introducing pampas in bathrooms is okay too- in fact, we think it looks beautiful! Keep in mind the placement of your pampas can impact its overall lifespan. Try to avoid placing it in high traffic areas or near open windows or vents where there could be a draft. 

Is pampas grass safe for my pets?

According to ASCPApampas grass is non-toxic to dogs, cats and humans. Ingesting any type of plant material, however, can cause discomfort, so it is best to ensure you pampas is not consumed by pets or children.

Do you do custom orders?

We are not currently offering custom orders through our website, but we will be offering a customized service from time to time on our Instagram page! Follow @prairie.pampas on Instagram to be notified when this service is available, as well as see some of our 'Instagram exclusive' product drops!