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Calamagrostis brachytricha/Korean Feathered Reed Grass

Calamagrostis brachytricha / Calamagrostis brachytricha
Used as mass plantings and for ground cover
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Used as mass plantings and for ground cover

A handsome plant that does not tell of its beauty when the flower plulme appears in fall

A slow spreading, clumping species

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Scientific Name: Calamagrostis brachytricha
Common Name: Korean Feathered Reed Grass
Plant Type:
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Easier to grow in heavy clay soils than other ornamental grasses. It is slow spreading, clump forming It will flower in light shade and will benefit from some shade in the afternoon in hot climates. Cut the old growth back to ground level in late winter or early spring. Flowers are on spikes rising to about four feet in fall and the flower plume has a pink tinge.