Calamagrostis brachytricha

Feather Reed Grass, Foxtail grass, Stipa brachytrica

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In stock for Spring 2018

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Calamagrostis brachytricha is a stately grass with large feathery seed plumes. Of all the reed grasses this variety is most tolerant of partial shade, although it will relax some to cascade gently. Plumes are very showy, emerging pink tinged, maturing to tan.

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Details

Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Medium 2-3' (4' in flower)
Spacing: Plant 30" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Hedge
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Calamagrostis General Information

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.

Calamagrostis Plant Care

Cut back in early spring to approximately 6-12" before new growth appears. Divide in spring or fall. Attractive seedheads add winter interest and provide food for the birds.