Easily grown in average, medium to wet soils in full sun. Blooms well in light shade, and actually appreciates some part afternoon shade in hot summer . Calamagrostis acutiflora Karl Foerster. GROS-tiss ex ah-kew-tih-FLOOR-ah. It is hopelessly confused with C.
Karl Foerster feather reed grass is valued for its early bloom time and its erect, architectural form, slightly tighter than other forms of feather . Discover the beautiful perennials and graceful grasses grown by Santa Rosa Gardens. Plants and garden accessories. This upright grass remains attractive for months on end.
Soft feathery green plumes appear in summer, maturing into stiff wheat-coloured spikes which last into . It forms neat clumps of foliage . A clump-forming cool season grass that is one of the first to begin growing in the spring, around . Deep green blades are – ft.
Free delivery and returns on eligible orders. Named for pioneering German nurseryman Karl Foerster , this selection. Mounds of green foliage with many spectacular strongly vertical flower stems bleaching to beautiful straw colour . A tall grass with long heads of golden yellow to cream-coloured plumes. Creates an elegant background from summer to fall. Attractive clumping grass with upright growth habit, green leaves, feathery plumes bloom early summer and mature to attractive tan-colored seed heads in fall . Flowering period : July-September.
One of the most beautiful traits of Karl Foerster is how it moves in the breeze. If planted en masse it resembles waves in the ocean(only green of course). Very garden worthy grass forming strictly uprights clumps, feather soft inflorescence changing from purple tints to . This grass looks good from June to March, when finally cut down. Soft and fluffy in flower, June-July, its stems dry to pale . Charles Campton Geneva Elgin Chicago Batavia Illinois IL at Wasco Nursery . Clump-forming, deciduous, perennial grass with arching leaves and bearing green flowers at first fading to buff – choose from our extensive selection of plants,.
Very popular for beach like effects. Feather reed grass is one of the few grass species that perform well in clay and wet soil.
Wheat-like seed heads appear in late spring.