Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado' PP16,486

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 spring.

When to Divide

early spring or fall

Good Companions

Cranesbill (Geranium cantabrigiense), Peachleaf Bellflower (Campanula persicifolia), Larkspur (Delphinium ), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia aristata), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Fall Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia ), Speedwell (Groundcover- Veronica ), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), Avens (Geum ), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia ), Clustered Bellflower (Campanula glomerata), Stonecrop (Sedum album)

Characteristics & Attributes

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