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Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado' / Reed Grass

    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado' / Reed Grass


    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado' is a stunning ornamental grass known for its striking golden-yellow foliage and airy inflorescences that bloom in late summer. This cultivar is a hybrid of two other Calamagrostis species, Calamagrostis arundinacea and Calamagrostis epigejos.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 90-120 cm (36-48 in)
    • Spread: 60-90 cm (24-36 in)
    • Flower color: Bronze, turning to straw-colored
    • Flowering period: Late summer to early fall
    • Foliage: Golden-yellow, arching, and linear
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Moist, well-draining soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 5

    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado' is a versatile grass that can be used in a variety of ways. It is excellent for creating focal points in mixed borders, mass plantings, or as a specimen plant. It also makes a great accent plant in containers.

    This grass is known for its hardiness, disease resistance, and low maintenance requirements. It is also tolerant of drought and can grow in a wide range of soil types.

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    Care Instructions:
    Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado' is a low-maintenance grass that requires little care once established. It prefers moist, well-draining soil but can tolerate some drought. It is best to cut back the grass in early spring before new growth appears.

    Final Thoughts:
    Overall, Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Eldorado' is a stunning ornamental grass that is easy to care for and adds a bright pop of color to any garden. Its hardiness, drought tolerance, and disease resistance make it a great choice for gardeners looking for a low-maintenance yet striking plant.