Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Calamagrostis canadensis (Bluejoint, Canada Reedgrass)

Cool season spreading grass has purple-green arching flowers in mounds of dark green to blue green narrow-bladed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid summer
3 – 5 ft tall x 1.5 – 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant
Attracts birds


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native