Calamagrostis nutkaensis

Pacific Reed Grass

These 250 reed-like grasses grow in the temperate Northern Hemisphere and have long leaves that are linear and flat or channeled. They flower with dense, compressed spikelets in the summer.
Calamagrostis nutkaensis, Pacific Reed Grass
Swaying 2 feet above the grassy blades, purplish new flower spikes mature to a golden wheat color. Good for meadows, erosion control and coastal settings, as it tolerates wind and salt spray. Keep soil moist.

Attributes - Calamagrostis nutkaensis

Plant Type: Grass

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Rust.

Related Plants

Calamagrostis 'Stricta', Calamagrostis x acutiflora, Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Oredam', Calamagrostis x acutifolia 'Karl Foerster', Calamagrostis arundinacea brachytricha
 
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