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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Feather reed grass

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'


Article number: 2189160


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Product information "Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'"

Feather reed grass is one of the best grasses for our gardens. It forms clump-like, erect tufts of dark green stalks. The wide-tongued, cream-colored spikes appear starting in July. Feather reed grass prefers well-drained, humus-rich garden soil and tolerates sunny locations as well as partially shaded areas. This plant can be used in any perennial bed as a background plant. It structure and character due to its habit. The stalks can remain until well into the winter. The dry spikes also look very attractive in bouquets and flower arrangements.
Flower colour: Green, brown
Flowering period: Mid-summer
Height: 180 cm
Light requirements: Sun
Location: Beds
Leaf shape: Strap-like, ribbon-shaped, pointed
Spacing: 90 -120 cm
Hardiness zone: 6
Use: Home gardens, front gardens, prairie plantings, natural plantings, cut flower, public areas
Family: Poaceae (Gramineae)
Perennial rating: An excellent variety
Compatibility: Plant individually or in small groups
Breeder: Foerster (D)
  • Flowering Period July, August
  • Final height 160cm to 180cm
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Hardiness hardy
  • Soil moist, dry, moderately heavy
  • Location full sun
  • Flower Colour brown, yellow

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