All-Stars Plant Details

Karl Foerster feather reed grass
Latin Name: Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster
Common Name: Karl Foerster feather reed grass
Type: Perennial
Size: Large
California Native: No
Description: Attractive, upright dark green foliage; fluffy blooms in spring turn into attractive buff spikes that last all summer and fall; a vertical plant that performs well in narrow spaces.
Pruning Needs: cut to ground in winter
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Part Shade
Arboretum Location(s): Arboretum Terrace Garden
Ruth Risdon Storer Garden
Water Needs: Low
Medium
Color(s): Green
Bloom Season(s): Spring
Summer
Wildlife Value: None