Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster')
kal-ah-mah-GROSS-tiss ex ah-kew-tih-FLOOR-ah 'Karl Foerster'

Deciduous Perennial Upright, Clump
Buy Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass
Size Notes Price Availability
#1 gallon Field $11.58
#3 gallon Field

Full Foliage

#3 gallon Field

Full Foliage

50ct Plug Deep Flat Field $89.13
Tray of 3 #1 gallons Field $33.75
Tray of 6 #1 gallons Field

18-24" high; FRESH; full; GREAT!

Tray of 6 #1 gallons Field

18+" high; FRESH; full; VERY NICE





Plant Data

Mature Size 5 - 7 feet tall. 18 - 24 inches wide.
Growth Rate Moderate
Moisture Tolerance Widely Adaptable
Zones 4a - 9b (Usually hardy to -30° F)
Tags Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Container, Deciduous, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Good for Accents, Good for Borders, Good for Dried Flowers, Good for Mass Planting, Good for Rock Garden, Grasses, Grown For Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Most Popular, Normal Soil, Partial Sun, Perennial, Popular For Fall, Rabbit Resistant, Thrillers, Tolerant of Clay Soil, Tolerant of Moist Soil, Tolerant of Sandy Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Wet Site Tolerant, Woodland Garden Deer Resistant Perennials, Ornamental Grass, Partial Sun Perennials, Pink or Red Flowering Perennials, Summer Blooming Perennials
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We order from a rotating cast of the best nurseries in the Great Lakes region. It looks like we've offered this plant in the past, but the nurseries we're working with this week don't appear to have it in stock at the moment.

Our goal is to bring as many plants together under "one roof" as possible, so we'll try hard to make it available again in the future!