Enjoy Year Round Interest with ‘Motion Grass’Sometimes called “motion grass”, Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass provides vertical definition to your landscape, as well as drawing the eye with its tendency to sway in the slightest breeze. Its glossy leaf blades of a vibrant, deep green shoot up 2-3 feet from the ground, returning to its tall, straight shape even after affected by heavy rain or winds. In June, 5-foot stems rise above the foliage to display feathery plumes with an airy, light pink hue. The affect is stunning in any landscape! As the seed heads mature, they transition to shades of tan that persist through fall and can even provide delimitation into the winter months (as well as provide a tasty treat for your feathered friends).Your Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass will grow up to 5 feet tall with an 18-inch spread. It has an upright nature, is fast growing and very easy to grow. Karl Foerster is deciduous where winters are cold, and semi-evergreen in mild climates. It prefers a sunny (or part shade), location with regular rainfall, but is adaptable to a variety of soils and conditions. Karl Foerster will not self-seed, so you don’t have to worry about it becoming invasive as with some other grasses. It’s easy to see why Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass was once named “Perennial of the Year”. With its perpetual motion, enchanting plumes and lively color, Karl Foerster is sure to keep you entertained throughout the seasons. Order yours today!* Decorative foliage and flower heads* Fast growing* Adaptable to variety of soils and conditions* Deer resistant.
Pink Flowers on Variegated GrassGrass – Variegated Feather Reed, Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Overdam’, displays white and green leaves, and its smaller size makes it more refined than ‘Karl Forester’.In some ways, it is even more pleasing than its big brother, Karl. It has medium blade width and flowers in June through July. It will most likely remain upright throughout the winter.Variegated Feather Reed does well in heavy clay soils, unlike many of the other ornamental grasses. With ample moisture it will do well in full sun, but likes a little shade in hot climates.It provides an excellent vertical accent for borders and for narrow spaces in the landscape. It is also effective in moist low spots or on pond/stream banks. Variegated Feather Reed works well as a specimen, or incorporated into a border and makes a good low screen, especially in somewhat shady areas.Use as a backdrop for roses and other perennials. It should be cut back in early spring, just before the new growth starts. Create your own dried arrangement, because this grass does make a wonderful display for your favorite vase or basket!* 2′ High Variegated Leaves* Pinkish Flowers in Mid Summer* Does Well In Heavy Clay Soil.
Mexican Feather Grass, Nassella tenuissima’, is a beautiful mounded ornamental grass.Its needle-like flexible leaves form dense, bright green clumps.The flowers are silky awns that appear in June and change from green to gold as they mature.It has shown cold-hardiness and also is a trooper in the sweltering hot summer. This is an environmentally friendly grass with virtually no pests or diseases.Spectacular when backlit at night, they are striking alone, or in large masses or drifts.Remove dead foliage in early spring before new growth begins.* Drought tolerant* Easy to grow* Pest free .
Eldorado Feather Reed Grass, Calamagrostis brachytricha has an upright growth habit, is low-maintenance, has winter appeal, and adds height and color to the garden with its beautiful blooms.’Eldorado’ will brighten any landscape with its grace, beauty and bright color! The unusual gold variegated foliage has a bright gold center outlined with green!Eldorado is a cool season grass and it puts on most of its growth in the spring, before very hot weather, and then again in the fall as the weather cools down.The tan wheat-like seed heads appear in early summer and persist all season and well into the winter. It is an excellent winter interest plant.This ornamental grass prefers well-drained soil. Provide extra moisture during summer heat and cut back in spring before new growth emerges.Bright and Beautiful! .
This Flowering Grass Thrives in ShadeThe Ornamental Grass ‘Korean Feather Reed’, Calamagrostis brachytricha, is a stately ornamental that blooms well in light shade. It is a warm season ornamental grass which features a mound of narrow, stiff, green leaves. This grass is one of the few flowering grasses that is happy in the shade. The ‘Korean Feather Reed’ grass is more upright in full sun, but creates a more relaxed form when grown in partial shade. Somewhat relaxed in habit, it can serve as the main feature in a fall garden long after most other plants have given up! When relaxed, the blossoms can spill over in a graceful manner. It is best to plant and divide ‘Korean Feather Reed’ in early spring or early fall. Use in mass plantings, borders, containers, or as a specimen plant.* Great for mass plantings* Looks good in containers* Keeps color well into fall .