Calamagrostis x acutiflora, commonly called Avalanche Feather Reed Grass, is a perennial grass with stiff variegated foliage that grows in a dense upright clump, shooting up reddish-brown feathery stalks in spring that turn golden with fall. Plant in rich, moist soil in a sunny location and water well until established. Cut to the ground in late winter before new shoots appear.
Available in 2 gallon container
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 3-4 ft (6" plumes)
Width: 1-2 ft
Photo courtesy of Monrovia Nursery Co.