Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
KARL FOERSTER FEATHER REED GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1.6m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

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Origins: not found wild

Other Botanical Names: Calamagrostis arundinacea x C. epigejos

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
KARL FOERSTER FEATHER REED GRASS
Poaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1.6m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream-pink

Flowering Time: late summer to early autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, mass planting, accents, border, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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