Top for Winter Sale

‘Karl Foerster’ Feather Reed Grass


Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
4 feet high x 2 feet wide
Zone 4
Full Sun to Part Sun

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This eastern native grows like a tower, the narrow dark green leaves topped with frothy wheat colored blooms in early summer. Who would ever guess that it had to go to Europe to be found and brought back as a sterile hybrid? No need to clip seed heads to prevent seedlings. Great for adding height to the garden!

Throughout this site, the following are used as guidelines for watering established plants: