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

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'

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(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.

How Much Sun
Light Shade, Full Sun
Eventual Size
Grass - Medium (1m - 2m), Grass - Large (2m+)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Dry/Sandy
Special Features
Flowers in Summer, Foliage - Variegated

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