Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'
- 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.