'Karl Foerster' Feather Reed Grass Height: 5' Spread: 2' Hardiness Zone: 5-8 however I have seen it listed as zone 4 and sold in Minnesota Foerster Feathers, Acutiflora Karl, Calamagrosti Karl, Karl Foerster, Calamagrosti Acutiflora, Reed Grass, Grass Calamagrosti, Ornaments Grass, Feathers Reed
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Pennisetum, or fountain grass, is a graceful, elegant ornamental grass with plumes resembling bottle brushes appear that in summer. These attractive flowers persist from summer until fall. The foliage arches near the tip and gives the plant a graceful
Great mixed container 1. Daphne (Daphne houtteana, USDA Zones 6-9)2. Hebe (Hebe anomala Nana Purpurea, USDA Zones 7-10)3. Sizzling Pink fringe flower (Loropetalum chinense Sizzling Pink, USDA Zones 7-9)4. Big Red hens & chicks (Sempervivum Big Red, USDA Zone 4)5. Fuldaglut stonecrop (Sedum spurium Fuldaglut, USDA Zones 4-8)6. Green Spice coral bells (Heuchera Green Spice, USDA Zones 3-8)7. Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra, USDA Zones 5-9)
This lacy combo of wonderful textures designed by Mindy Arbo is composed of 'Filigree' Japanese maple (Acer palmatum 'Filigree', USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9), variegated Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola', Zones 5-9), and lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis, Zones 4-8).
Purple fountain grass that is perennial (zones 8-11). ‘Vertigo’ grass from Proven Winners is even more striking than fountain grass. Reaching 2’ to 3’ tall by 2’ wide, ‘Vertigo’ is heat loving and long flowering.