Feather Reed Grass

Description
Botanical Name: 
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Native to Europe and Asia. A sturdy clumping grass with feathery flower spikes that emerge reddish-brown in spring turning golden brown in autumn. Leaves are bright green. Fast growth rate with stalks to 6'. Makes a striking focal point or can be planted in masses.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Category: 
Grasses
Name: 
Feather Reed Grass
Plant Type: 
Semi-evergreen perennial
Flower: 
Reddish to golden brown spikes
Mature Size: 
3' x 3'
Water: 
Moderate
Exposure:: 
Full sun, part shade
Spacing: 
2'
Soil Type: 
Clay; loam; sand; acidic; alkaline; well drained
Planting Time: 
Any season
Comments

Cut back in late winter for new spring growth.