Calamagrostis acutiflora Avalanche

Variegated Feather Reed Grass

Calamagrostis 'Avalanche' is a variegated grass with beautiful creamy-white vertical stripes along the center of the leaf blades.
Zones5 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Height42-48" tall
Mature Spread15" wide
Bloom TimeEarly to late summer
SizeNo
SKU27552P

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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42-48" tall x 15" wide (division propagated). Calamagrostis 'Avalanche' is a variegated grass with beautiful creamy-white vertical stripes along the center of the leaf blades. Its foliar variegation is most pronounced in climates with cool summer nights. Not recommended for very hot, humid climates.
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SKU27552P
Common Name
Variegated Feather Reed Grass
Botanical Name
Calamagrostis acutiflora Avalanche
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
42-48" tall
Mature Spread
15" wide
Bloom Time
Early to late summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
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