Long thin blades with pronounced yellow central variegation - giving a lighter feel overall and a golden glow in the sunshine. Calamagrostis Eldorado has attractive seed heads that appear in early summer. The seed heads take on a pink glow before they finally mature to a honey wheat color. Patented.
Calamagrostis are prized for the bold vertical accent that they lend to the border. Among the earliest flowering grasses, they are very mannerly and stay attractive all winter. Thrives in clay and wet soils. Ornamental grasses are restricted from Oregon.
Cut back in early spring before new growth appears. Divide in spring or fall.