Grass, Feather Reed Overdam
Description: It is a slowly-spreading, clump-forming, cool season ornamental grass which features a compact, erect, slightly arching, slender foliage clump (to 1' tall and 2' wide) of stiff, narrow leaves variegated with rich green and white stripes. Leaves produce little fall color, eventually turning tan in winter.
Common Name: Overdam Feather Reed Grass
Scientific Name: Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'
Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 4-6" height bloom height, 2-3" foliage height, 2-3" spread
Foliage Color: Variegated
Bloom Color: Pinkish / Red
Bloom Period: Spring
Landscape Use: Border, Erosion Control, Mass Grouping, Pond/Stream Banks
Soil: Well-Drained, Moist
Zone: 4 - 9
Growth Rate: Fast
Companion Plants: Prairie Bluestem Grass
Maintenance: Low, Cut back to 2-3" in late Fall of early Spring. Fertilize in April, June & September