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CALAMAGROSTIS x acutiflora 'Stricta'
Feather Reed Grass, Upright Feather Reedgrass
Feather reed grass is an evergreen perennial ornamental grass with bright green narrow leaves forming an upright clump. In summer, 'Stricta' has panicles of greenish bronze-pink flowers that are held well above the plant, giving it an airy appearance. The flowers and foliage turn gold in the fall and stay that way through winter. It is slightly later blooming when compared to cultivar 'Karl Foerster'.
Cultivar 'Stricta' must be planted in a full to partial sun locale in practically any soil; it should be sheared to the ground in late winter. The inflorescences hold up well in fresh and dried arrangements. Its upright character goes well in many settings.
9 - 5
5 - 9
2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
3'-4' / 0.9m - 1.2m
2'-4' / 0.6m - 1.2m
Summer, Late Summer
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Clay, Loam, Sand
Wet Site, Pollution, Drought, Salt, Soil Compaction
Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Summer, Fall, Winter
Green, Light Pink, Bronze
Dried Flower / Everlasting, Cutflower, Foundation, Mixed Border, Wildflower
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