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Karl Foerster Grass Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Ornamental Grass

  • Karl Foerster Grass
  • Karl Foerster Grass
  • Karl Foerster Grass

Product Details

Mature Height: 3-6 ft.
Mature Width: 1-3 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Part Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 4-9 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 4-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -20℉)

Product Description

Elegant Solution for Garden Problem Areas

Why Karl Foerster Grass?

If you have a damp spot to fill or a narrow gap in your garden, Karl Foerster Grass is a tall and elegant plant to do the job. This ornamental grass will stay compact but it reaches for the sky with elegant plumes of feathery flowers. You'll get multi-seasonal interest with this towering grass.

Get vertical in your garden! Every landscape needs highs and lows to be visually interesting. Karl Foerster grass can definitely provide height as it stretches for 3 feet up to 5 or even more if it's got rich soil and plenty of water. It's a striking contrast to lower growing shrubs and annuals.

The shiny green foliage bears long stalks of soft, feathery flowers in the early spring. This cultivar blooms earlier than most ornamental grasses so it's a wise choice when you have a short growing season. The flowers emerge in plumes of pinky-purple and eventually fade to golden tan as fall arrives. The stalks stay upright, even after fading, to wave in the wind and give your garden winter appeal.

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But the best part? Because we've planted, nurtured, and shipped your Karl Foerster Grass with absolute care, you reap the rewards. Unlike similar varieties at big-box stores, your grass is a proven performer. We've done the hard work at our nursery so that you get consistent color and growth month after month.

Don't wait...this showy ornamental grass sells quickly. Order your own Karl Foerster Grass today, before it’s gone!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Plant your grass in an area with full sun (about 6 hours of sunlight daily) and well-drained soil. Once you've chosen your location, dig a hole that's large enough to accommodate your plant's root ball, place your plant, backfill the soil and water to settle the roots.

You can also plant your grass in a pot. If you choose to do so, select a container that's about twice as large as your plant's shipped container (and ensure it has drainage holes), use organic soil mix, place your plant, and fill the pot with soil, leaving about 2 inches free at the top. Finally, water your newly-potted plant to settle the soil.

2. Watering: When the top of the soil feels dry down to about 2 or 3 inches, water your grass

Other than regular watering if your area does not receive consistent rainfall, Karl Foerster Grass requires very little additional maintenance.

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zone 6 Week of March 29th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
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