Calamagrostis Karl Foester

 

Feather Reed Grass,Smallweed. Clump-forming perennial grass with arching, mid-green leaves. Erect stems of pink-bronze flowers that fade to pale brown. Max Height 1.8m. Max Spread 60cm. Flowers July to August.

 

Moist soil. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy.

 

General Ornamental Grass Planting care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.