Variegated Feather Reed Grass

Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'
Mature Height: 5 ft.
Mature Spread: 24 inches

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Feather Reed Grass is a classic ornamental that is still widely sought after and used. This variegated form is streaked with character making it a smart addition to any garden that features whites or silvers. It wii anchor a hardscape with it's characteristic vertical tassels and uniform appearance. In mass plantings along sidewalks, porches or foundations it shines.

Calamagrostis acutiflora rises quickly from it's previous growth in the spring and has appeal for the entire season. The fine blades of 'Overdam' are variegated green centers with white time that persist through fall and early winter. In early spring, fine tassels rise from the plant that take on a more substantial quality in the summer into the fall.

Photos: Courtesy of Walter Gardens

Bloom Color:Tan
Bloom Period:Late spring to fall - heads remain upright in winter
Genus & Species:Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'
Mature Height:5 ft.
Mature Spread:24 inches
Plant Spacing:20 inches or more
Planting Depth:Crown even with the soil
Planting Time:Spring, summer or fall planting
Soil Type:Well drained, fertile soil, low water
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Zone:4 to 8

General care for any tree or shrub is easy, but like any living thing will require your attention. Please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.

Variegated Feather Reed Grass

Karl forester grass is easily grown in sunny dry conditions. It can tolerate any soil including heavy clay. Be sure to provide supplemental water in hot dry weather, cut back to around 6 to 8 inches in the spring before the new growth begins. Can be divided in spring or fall.

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