Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'

Variegated Feather Grass
  • Common Name: Variegated Feather Grass
  • Height: 60 in.
  • Width: 48 in.
  • Bloom Time: Early Spring
  • Flower Color: Textural Foliage
  • Hardiness: -20F (20)
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Soil: Loamy
  • Moisture: Moist

The botanical name Calamagrostis comes from the Greek words kalamos (reed) and agrostis (grass). These clumping grasses are non-invasive with strong vertical habits and tall slender flower plumes. 'Overdam' is a reliable cultivar with highly ornamental, deep green and white leaves and handsome golden flower plumes that persist to provide winter interest.