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Foerster's Feather Reed Grass

Foerster's Feather Reed Grass

Calamogrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Cut Flowers

Collection: Grasses
Tags: calamogrostis, grass, Perennial of the Year, reed grass


This staple prairie item has bright green blades that give way to thick tan seedheads on sturdy and long-lasting stems. Provides interest all winter long. Perennial Plant of the Year 2001

Botanical NameCalamogrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
ExposureFull Sun
HardinessZone 3
Bloom MonthsJuly
FeaturesCut Flowers, Drought Tolerant

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.