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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam' /Variegated Reed Grass

Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'    / Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'
Variegated foliage
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Variegated foliage

Close-up in mid-summer

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Scientific Name: Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'
Common Name: Variegated Reed Grass
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Green, Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Variegated Plants
Comments: The variegated grass blooms early and will grow in relatively wet soils. The flower is pinkish-green. A nice clump grass for accent and garden enrichment. Plant in full sunlight and a well drained soil.