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Karl Foerster Reed Grass Karl Foerster Reed Grass

Karl Foerster Reed Grass

This grass produces magnificent feather plumes of wheat-colored seed heads that bloom in late spring and then decorate the landscape through winter. Its attractive, vertical clumping habit makes it ideal for use as a screen, accent plant or backdrop for other perennials. It's easy to see why it received the Perennial Plant of the Year award!
  • Zone 4-8
  • Height 4 - 5 feet
  • Bloom Time Late spring, and plumes remain through summer and into winter.
  • Light Requirements Full Sun

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  • Botanical Name:

    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

  • Height: 4 - 5 feet
  • Ship As: NO. 1 BAREROOT
  • Spacing: 36 - 48 inches
  • Spread: 18 - 30 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Foliage Type: Narrow green leaves, with a vertical clumping habit.
  • Bloom Time: Late spring, and plumes remain through summer and into winter.
  • Flower Form: Narrow, erect, golden wheat-colored plumes.
  • Planting Instructions: Does best in full sun. Dig a hole twice the size of the pot the plant is in. Score a vertical mark on each of the four sides of the root ball. Be sure that the plant is not planted any deeper than it was in the pot. Firm soil around the root ball, and wat
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, organically-rich, moisture-retentive soil. Does well in heavy clay soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Prune back to 6-8" (15-20 cm) in early spring, before new growth appears. Early spring.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR VI
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