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Plant Characteristics

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

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KARL FOERSTER FEATHER REED GRASS

Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

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

Mature Height:

3-4 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Feather Reed Grass

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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SKU: 5052

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SKU: 7091

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 3352

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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SKU: 3353

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SKU: 7897

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