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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Common Name(s):
Feather reed grass, Karl Foerster
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Spreads slowly by rhizomes; gold fall color; flowers two to three weeks before C. arundincea. This plant is highly resistant to deer grazing.

Light:
Sun to light shade
Height:
5-7 ft.
Zones:
4-9
Form:
Strong, upright; narrow to open clump
Soil:
Grows in a wide range of soil conditions, including clay
Inflorescence:
Stiff, upright, pink flowers in summer; turns beige in late summer; wheat-like appearance; good cut flower
Tags:
resistant, deer

NCCES plant id: 585

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'