Calamagrostis – Karl Foerster – #2


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Introducing Calamagrostis – Karl Foerster, a stunning ornamental grass prized for its dramatic red-copper plumes that steal the spotlight in early to mid-summer. Ideal for both fresh and dried flower arrangements, borders, or garden landscapes, this cool-weather performer adds a touch of elegance to any setting.

Not only is Karl Foerster Reed Grass heat-tolerant and low-maintenance, but it also boasts highly ornamental fruit in the form of tan seed heads carried on showy plumes from late summer to late winter. With its bold plumes of brick-red flowers accented by coppery-bronze overtones and green grassy leaves that often turn tan in fall, this grass offers year-round visual interest. Plus, its gold stems add an extra touch of allure to its already striking appearance, making it a standout choice for any garden or landscape design.

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Each plant comes in a #2 (2 gallon) container. The plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.


Plant Specs:

Other Names: Karl Foerster Reed Grass
Color: red-copper, green, tan
Light: full sun – part shade
Watering: average
Soil: well draining
Zone: 3 – 9

Plant Shape: upright spreading
Mature Size: height (5'), Spread (32″)
Blooming Season: early – mid summer

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