Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' - Feather Reed Grass


'Karl Foerster' is a long-blooming, low maintenance, long-lived perennial grass for full sun to partial shade. It is distinguished by its feathery loose purple-tinged flowers on stalks to 6 feet tall in summer.

Type: Ornamental grass
Family: Poaceae
Zone: 5 to 9
Height: 3.00 to 5.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.50 feet
Bloom Time: May to February
Bloom Description: Pinkish-purple
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Good Cut, Good Dried
Leaf: Good Fall
Attracts: Birds
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Erosion, Wet Soil, Black Walnut, Air Pollution