Plant Library

Grass Feather Reed Karl Foerster

Common Name: Grass Feather Reed

Botanical Name: Grass, Calamagrostis

Variety: Karl Foerster

Blossom Color: White

Bloom Time: Jun-Sep

Zone: 4 to 9

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 3-5'

Mature Width: 18-24"

Notes: Stiffly upright habit. Narrow clumps of green foliage bear spikes of white flowers, first fading to rose then followed by tan seedheads. Most effective when planted in groups. 4-6 feet. June -September. Cut. Accent. Massing. Borders.