Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado' PP16,486

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Feather Reed Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Upright clumps composed of narrow, green leaves with a bright gold midrib. Early summer brings feathery plumes that last all season, aged to an attractive wheat shade..

Height

4-5 Feet

Spread

2-3 Feet

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Interesting Notes

Discovered by Todd and Lisa Kowitz of Garden Gate Growers.

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Great winter interest, prune back in early spring. Prefers moist, rich soil but will tolerate heavy soils. Keep well watered during hot weather.

When to Divide

early spring or fall

Good Companions

Double Coneflower (Echinacea ), Larkspur (Delphinium ), Fall Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia ), Speedwell (Groundcover- Veronica ), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), Clustered Bellflower (Campanula glomerata), Stonecrop (Sedum album), Daylily (Hemerocallis )

Characteristics & Attributes

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