Lightning Strike Feather Reed Grass
Calamagrostis hybrid 'Lightning Strike'
|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.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer to fall|
|Mature Size||Reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Plumes|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.