This compact, cool season perennial grass forms a clump of striking, narrow, green leaves with white stripes that blush pink in spring; tall, feathery, pink-tinted flower plumes mature to a golden tan and last into the winter; nice cut flower; deer resistant; heat and drought tolerant once established.
Pink-tinted flower plumes
Vivid in borders, containers, mass plantings, cactus, cottage, formal & water-wise gardens, near water; nice accent, screen, specimen
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'
(Overdam Feather Reed Grass)
Full sun to part shade
36" (91 cm)
60" (152 cm)
Tall feathery spikes of subtle purple which matures to a delicate buff; remain upright and attractive into winter
June - July
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant once established
Tolerates a wide range
Part of our Smart Plants (water smart) Collection