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Calamagrostis acutiflora Karl Foerster (Feather Reed Grass)

Dark green blades grow in upright clusters grow in early summer, after which soft green feathery tufts appear later in the season that mature into tan wheat-like blooms. Moderate growth rate,

Blooms early summer to mid fall
5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture