Korean feather reed grass

Calamagrostis brachytricha

Korean feather reed grass - Calamagrostis brachytricha

Common Name: Korean feather reed grass
Genus: Calamagrostis
Species: brachytricha

Category: Grasses & Bamboos
Growth Rate: Slow growing
Features: Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.90 m (90 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Grey, Purple, Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained




    A useful clump-forming upright grass that will thrive in sun and partial shade. It is grown for its tall fluffy flower heads that are silvery-grey with pinkish-purpletints. Creating a gently arching fountain of grey-green foliage which takes on buttery shades in autumn. The emerging growth can be a bit tatty so place it in the middle of the border. Its best planted in full sun as it tends to flop over more in shade.

  • Garden care: Cut back to ground level in late winter before the new growth appears.


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