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Feather Reed Grass


This stunning perennial has a graceful habit that can be used as a specimen plant or in borders. Narrow bright green foliage forms an erect, slightly arching clump about 3 feet high by 3 feet wide. Feathery flower plumes emerge pink-bronze and age to a golden buff color on tall upright stalks up to 6 ft. high. Cool-season grass.

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' ('Stricta')

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Slightly glossy

Leaf length : 18-36"

Leaf shape : Linear

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Orange

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Semi-deciduous

Average size maturity width : 3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 3 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F( Z5a)

Sunset zone : 2b-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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