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Feather Reed Grass 'Karl Foerster'

Calamagrostis x 'Karl Foerster'
Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Perennial grass grows in an upright, clumping habit. Fluffy, purple tinted flowers emerge among fine-textured, bright green foliage in late spring. Use as a filler plant to add texture to landscapes. 

Plant with Russian Sage 'Little Spire'


  • Landscape Size: 3'-5' tall, 2'-3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Sunset Zone: 2-24
  • Growth Habit: Clumping, Upright, Arching
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting, Cold Hardy, Waterwise

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in most well draining soils. In late winter before new growth, prune back to 4" above ground. Sterile variety does not reseed readily reseed. greenall-plantingmix,corona-174-ergonomic-bypass-pruner,russian-sage-blue-spire,rapitest-174-mini-soil-moisture-meter,ebstone-organics-surestart


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