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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche'

Avalanche Feather Reed Grass

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Avalanche’
A variegated feather reed grass discovered as a sport of C. ‘Karl Foerster’. It has that classic upright growth habit of Calamagrostis, with beautiful variegated foliage, a wide white center to the leaf. It holds its variegation well through the heat of the summer. The inflorescence is similar to ‘Karl Foerster’. Reaches a mature height of 3-4′, inflorescence to 5′. Once roots are established, it is quite drought tolerant. Clump forming.
Drought Resistant
Drought Tolerant

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