Korean feather reed grass

Calamagrostis brachytricha (Korean feather reed grass) is a showy ornamental grass with fluffy elongated flower heads that reach upwards from glossy green leaves.

The heads of this grass change color as they ripen over time. C. brachytricha grows around 4 feet tall and provides continual visual texture to the garden as the weather cools. 

Botanical Name Calamagrostis brachytricha
Common Name Korean feather reed grass
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 3-4ft x 2-3ft (90-120cm x 60-90cm)
Flower Color Pink
Attracts Wildlife Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Native to Asia
Location in Lurie Garden Northwest Light Plate


Average Flowering Time