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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' - flower heads in late June
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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

£12.95

(Feather Reed Grass) Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' is a handsome clump forming, perennial grass with arching long green leaves and tall pinkish-bronze flower heads in summer

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' is a handsome clump forming, perennial grass with arching long green leaves and tall pinkish-bronze flower heads in summer. Established plants have a mass of flowering stems.

Best display if planted in a position with plenty of sun.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - August.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' grows to be an upright, clump forming grass.
    • Height: 1.5 - 1.8 m (5 - 6 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
  • Pruning: For an attractive architectural display, allow Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' to stand over winter before cutting back to ground level in early spring.

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

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