Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Brown
Apricot
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
For Clay Soils
Tolerates wet sites
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Water Requirements
Water weekly during dry spells

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Feather Reed Grass

Easily grown ornamental grass forms an upright clump. Slender, red-bronze flower spikes dry to a beautiful buff color by fall. Use plumes in floral arrangements or leave for winter interest.

Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year 2001

Height:

36-60 Inches

Spacing:

30-36"

Additional:

Water weekly during dry spells.

Can tolerate heavy clay soils.

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

Bloom Time:

Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Red-bronze.

Calamagrostis (kal-a-ma-gros'-tis)

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Feather Reed Grass

Easily grown ornamental grasses form erect upright clumps of green or variegated fine foliage. Slender flower spikes arise in late summer and dry to a beautiful buff color in fall. Use plumes in floral arrangements or leave for winter interest.

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