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Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

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Size:  1 gallon (#1) container, 3 gallon (#3) container
Common Name: feather reed grass
Botanical Name:  Calamagrostis x acut. 'Karl Foerster'
Type: Ornamental grass
Zone: 5 to 9
Height (at maturity): 3.00 to 5.00 feet
Spread (at maturity): 1.50 to 2.50 feet
Bloom Time: May to February
Bloom Description: Pinkish-purple
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Good Cut, Good Dried
Leaf: Good Fall
Attracts: Birds
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Erosion, Wet Soil, Black Walnut, Air Pollution
Clump forming, cold weather grass with stiff edged, narrow leaves. The flower spikes rise 3-4' above the foliage emerging with reddish- bronze tones in May or June and eventaully drying to a beautifull buff by late fall and persisting into the winter. Prefers moist, rich soils which do not dry out, is tolerant of clay soil. Will not reseed. PPA Perennial Plant of the Year for 2001.
Disclaimer: Photography above is meant to give a general idea of the shape and color of a tree, shrub or flower.  Photography above represents plants in the landscape, many of which are mature plants.  Actual plants delivered will be the "size" as indicated in the description above.  Appearance of delivered plants may vary depending on season.  Greenbee Landscape LLC can not guarantee the delivered trees, shrubs or flowers to match exactly with the pictures shown here.  
Photo courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Light Exposure:
Full Sun
Air Pollution, Black Walnut, Erosion, Wet Soil
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