'Karl Foerster' Feather Reed Grass - Garden Photo of the Day

                           by Burlington, VT  Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Wagner Hodgson 

 This is a stunning use of Karl Foerster' Feather Reed Grass ( Calamagrostis  x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'). 2001 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Strongly vertical and heat tolerant, 48 - 72 inches tall, perennial, hardy to -10 degrees.

Does well in heavy clay soils, unlike many of the other ornamental grasses.

In late fall cut back but leave 1/3 in place - do not cut back too harshly. In late winter cut back rest of plant.

Photo - www.wagnerhodgson.com 


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