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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche' / Reed Grass

    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche' / Reed Grass


    Introducing Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche', an ornamental grass with striking white and green variegated foliage. This stunning grass is a standout in any landscape design, providing both texture and color to your garden.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 120cm/47in
    • Spread: 60cm/24in
    • Flower color: green
    • Flowering period: June-August
    • Foliage: variegated white and green leaves
    • Sunlight requirements: full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: well-draining soil, pH level 6.0-7.5
    • Hardiness Zone: 4-9

    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche' is a versatile plant that can be used in many ways. It is ideal for borders, mass plantings, and as an accent plant. It also works well in mixed plantings, providing a beautiful contrast to other plants.

    This ornamental grass is extremely hardy, drought tolerant, and disease resistant. It requires minimal maintenance and is perfect for low-maintenance landscapes. Additionally, it is deer resistant, making it a great option for gardens in areas with high deer populations.

    Companion Plants:

    • Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns': This repeat-blooming daylily has cheerful yellow flowers that pair well with 'Avalanche'. Both plants prefer well-drained soil and full sun.
    • Liatris spicata: The tall spikes of purple flowers of Liatris spicata create a nice contrast with the white variegated leaves of 'Avalanche'. Both plants prefer full sun and well-drained soil.
    • Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus': The bold, purple-pink flowers of Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' create a striking contrast with the white variegation of 'Avalanche'. Both plants are drought-tolerant and prefer full sun.

    Care Instructions:
    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche' is easy to care for. It prefers well-draining soil and should be watered regularly during its first growing season. After that, it is relatively drought tolerant. This grass should be cut back to the ground in early spring to encourage new growth.

    Final Thoughts:
    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Avalanche' is a beautiful and easy-to-care-for ornamental grass that will add texture and color to your garden design. Its striking variegated foliage and hardy nature make it an excellent addition to any landscape. Don't hesitate to add this stunning grass to your garden today.