Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Also known as:

  • Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerester'
  • Karl Foerester Feather Reed Grass

Plant Type

perennial, grass / grass like

Zones

4a-10b

Size

H:5'
W:2'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

average, well-drained

Water Needs:

even moisture, drought tolerant, dry in summer

Special Situation:

verticillium wilt resistant

Sun Exposure:

sun

Features

Flower Color:

tan

Foliage Color:

green

Wildlife:

deer resistant

Flower Season:

fall

Texture:

grassy

Foliage Season:

deciduous

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Monmouth, Oregon

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Williams, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon

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Garden World

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10506 Broadacres Road Hubbard, Oregon

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Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

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812 Quince St Florence, Oregon

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Berkeley, California

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Description by: Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

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Remarkable for adding a strong, yet soft textured vertical element to the landscape. More conspicuous at summer's end as the foliage ages. 5' tall x 2' wide.

Photo by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens

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Hebron, Illinois

815-648-2788

www.intrinsicperennialgardens.com

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' 4 form

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Description by: Garden World

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Hubbard, Oregon

503-982-2380

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Ornamental grass with erect clumps of green blades that are topped with flower panicles up to 15" long starting in the early summer. Flowers are pinkish green, turning to straw colored, and maintain ornamental value until late winter. This slow-spreading, clump-forming, cool season ornamental grass is a great pick for heavy clay soils. Will not self seed in the landscape - seeds are sterile. Growth Rate fast

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' 6 landscape

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Description by: Forestfarm

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Williams, Oregon

541-846-7269

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A non-invasive grass, ornamental throughout the year with loose, fan-shaped flowers on 5' stalks which turn yellow during the summer ; then open again for interest through fall into winter. Sun-PSh/Med

Photo by: Karl Gercens III

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' 8 flower

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Description by: Greer Gardens Inc.

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Eugene, Oregon

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This deep green, upright grass provides a graceful, tall accent in the garden. It blooms early in the spring, with feathery, purple-tinted inflorescences, up to 6' tall, which fade to buff by late summer. Tolerant of a wide range of conditions, from full sun to partial shade.

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' 10 flower

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' 11 landscape

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