Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass is clump forming and works well in mass plantings.  This grass is a cool season grass and has an upright growing habit.  The grass produces flowers in the late spring with a bright pink to salmon color.  Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass prefers full sun exposure to thrive.  This grass variety does well in many different soil conditions including wet and clay soils.  Foliage grows knee to waist high.  One great attribute of this grass is that it maintains its shape well and does not rapidly spread like other grass varieties.s.

Karl Forester Feather Reed Grass

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

Calamagrostis X Acutiflora ‘Karl Forester’

Plant Type- Perennial Grass

Flower Color- Salmon to Brown

Foliage Color- Green

Growth Habit- Upright

Growth Rate- Fast

Zone- 4-9

Height- 4′-5′

Spread- 2′-3′

Light- Sun

Details- Upright grass and clump forming.

Pruning- Cut to ground in the fall to encourage new plant growth in the spring.

Other Grass plant options.

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  • Black Flowering Fountain Grass
  • Black Mondo Grass
  • Blue Dune Lyme Grass
  • Blue Grama Grass
  • Blue Oat Grass
  • Blue Switch Grass
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  • Burgundy Bunny Fountain Grass
  • Cherry Sparkler Fountain Grass
  • Coastal Muhly Grass
  • Cosmopolitan Maiden Grass
  • Crystal Falls® Mondo Grass
  • Dallas Blues Switch Grass
  • Dwarf Fountain Grass
  • Dwarf Mondo Grass
  • Dwarf Purple Fountain Grass
  • Eldorado Feather Reed Grass
  • Elijah Blue Fescue Grass
  • Everdi Sedge Grass
  • Everest Sedge Grass
  • Everillo Golden Sedge Grass
  • Everlime Sedge Grass
  • Everoro Sedge Grass
  • Eversheen Sedge Grass
  • Fireworks Purple Fountain Grass
  • Flame Grass
  • Fountain Grass
  • Giant Maiden Grass
  • Golden Variegated Japanese Sweet Flag
  • Graziella Maiden Grass
  • Hameln Dwarf Fountain Grass
  • Hardy Pampas Grass
  • Heavy Metal Switch Grass
  • Horsetail Reed
  • Huron Sunrise Maiden Grass
  • Ice Dance Japanese Sedge Grass
  • Inflexus Blue Dart Grass Juncus
  • Inland Sea Oats
  • Jet Streams™ Dwarf Pampas Grass
  • Karley Rose Fountain Grass
  • Korean Feather Reed Grass
  • Lemon Grass
  • Little Bunny Dwarf Fountain Grass
  • Little Fountain Maiden Grass
  • Little Kitten Maiden Grass
  • Little Zebra Maiden Grass
  • Lord Snowden Big Bluestem
  • Maiden Grass
  • Mexican Feather Grass
  • Mondo Grass
  • Morning Light Maiden Grass
  • Muhly Grass
  • Northwind Switch Grass
  • Overdam Feather Reed Grass
  • Pampas Grass
  • Pink Crystals® Ruby Grass
  • Pink Flamingos Muhly Grass
  • Pink Muhly Grass
  • Porcupine Grass
  • Prairie Blues Little Bluestem
  • Prairie Dropseed
  • Prairie Munchkin Little Bluestem
  • Prairie Sky Blue Switch Grass
  • Prince Napier Grass
  • Purple Fountain Grass
  • Red Silver Maiden Grass
  • Ruby Ribbons® Red Switch Grass
  • Sapphire Fountain Blue Oat Grass
  • Shenandoah Switch Grass
  • Sioux Blue Indian Grass
  • Skyrocket Purple Fountain Grass
  • St. Bernard’s Lily
  • Strawberries and Cream Ribbon Grass
  • The Blues Little Bluestem
  • Tufted Hair Grass
  • Twist Juncus
  • Variegated Japanese Sedge Grass
  • Variegated Japanese Silver Grass
  • Yaku Jima Maiden Grass