Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Eldorado'

Eldorado Feather Reed Grass

Newly planted

Newly planted

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Patents: PP#16486

Family: Poaceae

Genus: Calamagrostis

Parent: Calamagrostis x acutiflora

Category: Grass

Zones: 4 to 8

Size: 4 to 5' tall, 2' wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun

Description: 

Variegated leaves with bright yellow midribs, golden flowers stems. Cool season grass, clumping and upright. Feathery inflorescences when first blooms in early summer. Deer and rabbit resistant.

History: 

Sport of Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' discovered in a greenhouse in a 4" pot in Washington. Patent application filed in 2004.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Santa Rosa in June 2013 and planted it in the Big Trees and Birds garden.


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