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ID help please, (Calamagrostis?)

Posted by linaria 7 Switzerland (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 12, 13 at 4:42

Hi there,
I took this pic in a public park nearby, I liked their height and upright structure. They must be pretty resilient and can hold their ground against the Ceratostigma plumbaginoides surrounding it.

Could anyone guess the species/ cultivar? Grasses is a subject I am not really familiar with so far...

Thanks a lot, bye, Lin


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RE: ID help please, (Calamagrostis?)

I'd say Calamagrostis x acutiflora. 'Karl Foerster' if the foliage is plain green, 'Eldorado' if it's variegated.


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RE: ID help please, (Calamagrostis?)

Hello donn_,
thanks for your post,
no, definitely not stripy/ variegated.

I am pondering to put it into my "hedge" perennial border, just over 3 feet wide, perhaps I find a shorter cultivar, just to be on the save side.

Bye, Lin


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