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Calamagrostis arundinacea 'Karl Foerster'

Feather Reed Grass

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
FULL Sun


Height

60-80"

Spread

24"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Excellent vertical accent for narrow beds and borders. Mass, group or specimen.

Calamagrostis arundinacea 'Karl Foerster' Plant Care:

Cut back to 6" in March. Tolerates heavy clay soil.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

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Feather Reed Grass Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Bog
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Feather Reed Grass Additional Information

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