Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass has a stunning vertical effect with feathery stalks that emerge reddish brown in spring and turn a rich golden color in fall.

Additional information

Botanical Name

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 

Plant Height

Foliage 1 ½’ to 3’ – Bloom stalks 6’

Plant Spread (width)

1 ½’ to 2’

Deciduous/Evergreen

Bloom Time

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Exposure

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Fall Color

Soil Moisture

Thrives in wet soils, yet tolerates drier conditions

Create a stunning vertical effect with feathery stalks that emerge reddish brown in spring and turn a rich golden color in fall. Blooms 2 to 3 weeks earlier than common feather reed grass. Thrives in wet clay soil. Foliage grows 1 ½’ to 3’ tall with blooms up to 6’.

UNCLE'S PLANTING TIPS!

Step 1 – Dig the Hole Twice as Wide as the Pot

Step 2 – Remove the Plant from Its Container

Step 3 – Backfill with 50/50 Soil and Max Mix

Step 4 – Cover the Plant Area with Mulch

Step 5 – Stake the Tree if Needed

Step 6 – Water and Feed the Plant!

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