Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster'

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Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster'

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  • Striking Plumes,
  • Year Long Interest,
  • Blooms Early Summer,
Common Name:Feather Reed Grass
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 What is my zone?
Height:5 - 5 Feet
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Critter Resistance:Deer

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(Feather Reed Grass) Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' features striking feather plumes with wheat-colored seed heads in early summer, and the beauty lasts all year long. The upright habit makes a stately impression in the landscape, as a backdrop to other perennials or use as a screen in the landscape. Containers will also be highlighted by the thrilling grandeur of this feathery grass. 'Karl Foerster' grows to heights of 5 to 6 feet with a spread of 2 feet, and prefers sunny, dry conditions. Trim down to 6 inches in the spring before new growth appears. 'Karl Foerster' will not reseed, and is a great option if you happen to have heavy clay soil.
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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Common Name Feather Reed Grass
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Critter Resistance Deer
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower
Design Use Massing, Specimen
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer, Summer
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