Calamagrostis arundinacea var. brachytricha

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Fall Blooming Reed Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

This is a warm season, clump-forming grass that flowers late in the season compared to other Calamagrostis.
Bright yellow foliage in fall.

Height

18-30 Inches

Spread

24-36 Inches

Color

Mixed

Bloom Time

August-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Calamagrostis is a very versitile genus offering seasonal interest to the landscape. Cut back in early spring.

When to Divide

early spring or fall, every 3 years to retain vigor

Good Companions

New York Aster (Aster dumosus), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Spiked Gayfeather, Blazing Star (Liatris spicata), Bloody Cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Knautia (Knautia macedonica), English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Oriental Lily (Lilium )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Winter
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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