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Lightning Strike Feather Reed Grass

Calamagrostis hybrid 'Lightning Strike'

Pronunciation: kal-a-ma-GROS-tis
SKU #31061

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Description Exquisite thin green and white foliage with feathery summer plumes that turn a striking gold color in fall. Creates a stunning vertical effect in the landscape as an accent or in a dramatic mass planting. Vigorous and easy to maintain. Thrives in sunny, dry northern climates.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer to Fall
Mature Size Reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Plumes
Landscape Use Border
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Spirea (Spiraea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Aster (Aster)
Care Thrives with enriched, evenly moist soil, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; tolerates dry spells when established. Cut to the ground in late winter just before new shoots appear.

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