Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'

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Variegated Feather Reed Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

This cool season, clump-forming grass is a nice variation to the traditional Feather Reed Grass, with variegated foliage and a slightly more compact habit. Burgundy tone plume ages to wheat.

Height

15-18 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Mixed

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Attractive winter interest.
Cut back in early spring.

When to Divide

early spring or fall, every 3 years to retain vigor

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Catmint (Nepeta faassenii), Blue Wild Indigo, False Indigo (Baptisia variicolor), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis rosea), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia ), Cranesbill (Geranium ), Oriental Lily (Lilium ), Baby's Breath (Gypsophila ), Coneflower (Echinacea Sombrero), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Blue Fescue (Festuca )

Characteristics & Attributes

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