Zone Map 4-8

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Cool Growth Cycle - Cool Cool
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Late Spring


  • Drought Tolerant


  • Growth rate: medium
  • Grow in 1, 2, or 3 gallon size
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Water needs: keep dry-moist
  • Fertilizing: use a slow-release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: aphids, spidermites, cereal leaf beetle, rust, tar spot (Phyllachora)
  • Overwintering: no special needs; do not overwater in winter

*Note: please adapt these suggestions as needed to accommodate your local conditions.


  • Variegated form of the popular Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’
  • Outstanding green and gold foliage color
  • Stems also maintain a honey hue
  • Blends well with “hot” colors and tropical-look gardens
  • Flowers and foliage used in flower arrangements
  • Great in borders or in masses
  • Upright shape
  • Low maintenance, deer resistance and low water needs

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