The Calamagrostis is a medium height ornamental grass with a tight, upright growing habit. In the summer the Calamagrostis produces beautiful straw yellow flowers. These continue strong and tall throughout summer. This plant is about 170 cm high and about 60 cm wide. The Perfect Garden range only includes the variegated variety of the Calamagrostis, namely the ’Overdam’. This reed is characterized by its white variegated leaves and straw yellow flowers. It grows quite rapidly in the spring and can be quite easily trimmed back annually.
When does Reed Grass flower?
This type of grass flowers between August and October and produces light brown flowers. The sun dries out these flowers after which the wind disperses them. The plant has dense growth that also looks beautiful after it has flowered.
Damp and humus rich soil
To 160 cm
Evergreen or deciduous:
In February/March: Prune back to 10 cm above the ground
2 to 3 times per year
Straw yellow florets
A mature Calamagrostis can be divided into two plants. This grass plant will take a little while before it regains its full, round shape after this.