Calamagrostis epigejos


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Description :

Wood Small-reed or bushgrass

A native north European grass, Calamagrostis epigejos colonises through vigorous rhizomes which make it suited to natural gardens planted together with autumn-flowering perennials (Aster, Chrysanthemum).

It has very luminous brown inflorescences, which become silvery.

Height: 80 to 120 cm. Planting distance: 80 cm. Grow in the sun or light shade in ordinary soil. Enjoys heavy damp soils.

Hardiness: -25°C

Photo below: Calamagrostis epigejos in its natural habitat.

Calamagrostis epigejos plays host to the Ringlet butterfly (Aphantopus hyperantus).

Photo credit: Calamagrostis epigejos, Christian Fischer, Wikipedia - Aphantopus hyperantus, Botaurus stellaris, Wikipedia

- 0,7 litre pot

- Hardiness zones : zone 6-10
- Height: 100 cm to 130cm
- Plant spacing: 80 cm

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