Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche'

Feather Reed Grass


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Deep green leaves with a wide band of white sown the middle
  • Narrow, upright form
  • Profuse, pluming flowers in July
  • Great texture for the landscape
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers to be grown in full sun and well-drained soil.  Cut back to 6 inches in the spring before new growth begins.


Height: 4-6 ft
Spread: 18-24 in
Price Level 1: $19.99 ea.~#2
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Focal Point
  • Dried Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Variegated

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water