Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'
  • Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'

£9.95

(Variegated Reed Grass) An elegant grass with tall flower heads, Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' has flat, arching leaves with a variegated yellow margin that fades to pink tinged white as it ages.

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An elegant grass, Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' has flat, arching leaves with a variegated yellow margin that fades to pink tinged white as it ages. Handsome pinkish-grey flower heads appear from midsummer and contrast well against the colourful foliage.

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' gives long-lasting garden interest and combines well with many flowering herbaceous plants in a mixed border.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - August.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' grows to be an upright, clump forming grass.
    • Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
  • Pruning: For an attractive architectural display, allow Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' to stand over winter before cutting back to ground level in early spring.

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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Grass - Large (over 6 ft tall), Grass - Medium (3 - 6 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Leaf Colour - Variegated, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August)

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