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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

KARL FOERSTER FEATHER REED GRASS

Buy Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass online. A beautiful upright growing grass that thrives in poor soils. Pinkish red flower spikes develop in late spring and fade to tan. Flowers persist throughout the season, adding visual interest to the landscape.2001 PERENNIAL PLANT OF THE YEAR

Height:

3-4 Feet

Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Tan/Beige
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Erosion Control
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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