Calamagrostis Overdam

 

Calamagrostis Overdam. Variegated grass with beautiful creamy-white vertical stripes along the sides of the leaf blades. It blooms in early to mid-summer with very attractive ivory coloured flowering spikes. Its foliar variegation is most pronounced in climates with cool summer nights. Not recommended for very hot, humid climates.3 ½-4' tall x 15" wide.

 

 

Plant in most well drained 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.