calamagrostis acutiflora 'waldenbuch' (feather reed grass)

Size: 1 gallon
  • an upright habit, forming a tight clump of deep green foliage
  • looser structure than karl foerster and more arching
  • sterile flower plumes emerge silvery-green, changing to a golden-tan
  • foliage turns to a light yellow in the fall
  • foliage and flowers dry and persist through the fall and winter
  • cool season grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall
  • during the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant
  • cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer
  • most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil
  • zone 4 
  • height 70-100cm 
  • spread 50-60cm
  • colour cream
  • best grown in full sun to partial shade in a moist, well-drained soil, however, will tolerate most soil types
  • prune foliage to ground level in the spring to make way for new growth
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • deer resistant
  • low maintenance
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • long blooming