Calamagrostis acutiflora


Karl Foerster Fountain Grass – Easy Care, All-Season Beauty

Karl Foerster calmagrostis

Landscaping with grasses such as Karl Foerster fountain grass has become very popular with today’s homeowners. The ease of care and dependability have a lot to do with the popularity of grasses, but most homeowners say, “I just like how they look!” Grasses give a minimalistic, modern look to a property that pleases a homeowner. The feather reed grass, Calamagrostis acutiflora, ‘Karl Foerster’ started the grass popularity movement when it won the Perennial Plant of the Year Award. When gardeners realized ‘Karl Foerster’ was also sterile and would not seed or spread by runners they welcomed it to their yards. Now, ‘Karl Foerster’ fountain grass is the most popular perennial...