Calamagrostis arundinacea 'Karl Foerster'

Feather Read Grass


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Perennial plant of the year 2001
  • Compact, upright, clumping grass
  • Wheat-like seed heads
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Dried Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers sunny and dry, however; will tolerate any soil type.  Cut back to 6 inches in 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:

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

Critter Resistance:

  • Groundhog Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall