Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
- Common Name(s):
- Feather reed grass, Karl Foerster
- Ornamental Grass
Spreads slowly by rhizomes; gold fall color; flowers two to three weeks before C. arundincea. This plant is highly resistant to deer grazing.
- Sun to light shade
- 5-7 ft.
- Strong, upright; narrow to open clump
- Grows in a wide range of soil conditions, including clay
- Stiff, upright, pink flowers in summer; turns beige in late summer; wheat-like appearance; good cut flower
NCCES plant id: 585