This clump-forming cool season perennial grass has eye-catching dark green leaves that have a broad, golden-yellow central stripe. Its tall, dramatic, silvery-purple plumes mature to tan and last well into the winter; nice cut flower. Evergreen in mild climates.
Drought tolerant: heat tolerant; deer resistant
Eye-catching in containers, borders, mass plantings, near water, as an accent or specimen
Gardens: Patio/container, city, cottage, contemporary, water-wise and woodland
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Eldorado'
(Eldorado Feather Reed Grass)
36" (91 cm)
24" (61 cm)
60" (152 cm)
Attractive, tall, silvery-purple plumes mature to tan by mid-summer
May - June
Moderate-Low. Drought and heat-tolerant once established
Tolerates a wide range
Part of our Smart Plants (water smart) Collection