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Avalanche Feather Reed Grass

Botanical Name: Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche'

A variegated feather reed grass discovered as a sport of C. 'Karl Foerster'. It has that classic upright growth habit of Calamagrostis, with beautiful variegated foliage, a wide white center to the leaf. It holds its variegation well through the heat of the summer. The inflorescence is similar to 'Karl Foerster'. Reaches a mature height of 3-4', inflorescence to 5'. Once roots are established, it is quite drought tolerant. Clump forming.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 3 - 4 '
  • Spread: 2 - 3 '
  • Zone: 4 - 9

Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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