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Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Carl Foerster'

 

Feather Reed Grass 'Carl Foerster'

A clump forming grass with bending leaves, it bears tall clusters of flowers that start off green, then turn to bronze and eventually fade to a buff colour..

 
plant Features
  • Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Feather Reed Grass 'Carl Foerster'

Latin name

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Carl Foerster'

type

Grass

family

Poaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Feather Reed Grass Carl Foerster is 1.00meters x 1.50meters 1.00 M 1.50 M

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Carl Foerster'

A clump forming grass with bending leaves, it bears tall clusters of flowers that start off green, then turn to bronze and eventually fade to a buff colour..


Planting outdoors

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants in Spring in moist but well-drained soil.

 

Flowering season

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Dark purple-green flowers that turn golden-brown in winter as the grass dries

 
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