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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Deciduous grass which forms upright clumps, flowering purplish in June/July, fading to gold then blond through winter. One of the best ornamental grasses, giving a strong vertical accent. To 1.8m. Hardy.

At a glance

Common Name
Feather-reed grass 'Karl Foerster'
Type
Ornamental grass
Height
Over 1.2m
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Normal, Drained
Aspect
Part-shade, Sun

Sue's Notes

'Karl Foerster' stands well through the winter, looking lovely in frost and low winter sun. Cut down in early spring when first signs of new growth show. Doesn't appear to have an RHS AGM, but it should have!

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Item Price   Buy  
9cm pot 4.00   Buy  
1 litre pot (Out Of Stock) 5.00      
2 litre pot (Collect Only) 6.50      

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