Calamagrostis Acutiflora Avalanche


  • Size: 3 Litre
  • Positioning: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil moisture: Moist, well drained
  • Flowering Period: May to July
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Ultimate Height: 1.5m
  • Ultimate Spread: 0.6m

Calamagrostis Acutiflora Avalanche commonly known as Feather reed grass is a deciduous, clump forming grass plant which has long, almost upright, arching, linear green leaves with a white, creamy centre which turns a gold brown colour in winter. In Early summer months the Calamagrostis Acutiflora Avalanche will produce tall erect stems with panicles of purple and green coloured flowers which turn golden yellow and brown in winter also.

Suitable for many planting locations, garden types and planting schemes, making a great all round garden plant that is a firm favourite with many.

Calamagrostis Acutiflora Avalanche care

Plant the Calamagrostis Acutiflora Avalanche in a sunny, partially shaded area with moist, well drained soils where it will thrive. Generally pest free and some pruning makes the Calamagrostis a good plant for gardeners of all abilities. In early spring simply cut back the old stems to the ground to encourage a more bushy growth.