Photo courtesy Walters Gardens, Inc.

Grass Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Feather Reed Grass

  • Wheat-like seed heads appear in late spring and last all season long
  • Clumping grass; does not reseed.; likes hot and dry conditions
  • Rich green summer foliage ages to golden straw color for fall
  • Easy care and graceful in summer or winter,
  • Leave standing in winter; in early spring cut back to 6" before new growth appears

Height:

4-6 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

 

Characteristics & Attributes for Grass Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Attributes
Dried Flower/Foliage
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Ornamental Grass
Mass Planting
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Dry Soil
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Winter
Summer
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Upright