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Calamagrostis acutiflora Overdam

Calamagrostis acutiflora Overdam

Overdam is a variegated selection of Reed Grass, a hybrid resulting from a cross between two species native to... read more

Overdam is a variegated selection of Reed Grass, a hybrid resulting from a cross between two species native to Europe and Asia, namely C. arundinacea and C. epigejos.

 

Its pale yellow margins and stripes quickly fade to white and the soft feathery greenish-mauve plumes which  appear in summer, mature into stiff wheat-coloured spikes, which last well into winter.

 

Due to its showy foliage it makes an excellent backdrop for Japanese gardens. Its low maintenance and looks great all year round.


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Calamagrostis acutiflora Overdam - 1 plant

Calamagrostis acutiflora Overdam - 1 plant A11104 - Overdam

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  • Pot size 9 cm
  • Delivery height including pot 14 cm
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Calamagrostis acutiflora Overdam

Overdam is a variegated selection of Reed Grass, a hybrid resulting from a cross between two species native to Europe and Asia, namely C. arundinacea and C. epigejos.

 

Its pale yellow margins and stripes quickly fade to white and the soft feathery greenish-mauve plumes which  appear in summer, mature into stiff wheat-coloured spikes, which last well into winter.

 

Due to its showy foliage it makes an excellent backdrop for Japanese gardens. Its low maintenance and looks great all year round.

Details Calamagrostis acutiflora Overdam

  • Blooms: June - September
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Full grown: 2 Years
  • Full grown height: 1 - 1.50 m
  • Full grown width: 1 - 1.50 m
  • Plant location: sunny
  • Plant depth: 10 cm
  • Plant spacing: 30 cm
  • Hardiness: -15 Celsius
  • Preferred soil: Well drained

How to take care of Overdam

Ornamental grasses can be grown as specimens, in borders, as screens or in containers. Suitable for any well drained soil , they can be planted in a sunny or partially shaded position. Enrich the planting site with organic matter prior to planting.

Leave plenty of space between tall varieties. Plant in a hole deep enough so that the root ball will be a little deeper than the plant was growing in it's container. Water well after planitng and for a few weeks until the plant is established.

Mulch grasses with organic material in the autumn to protect roots and shoots from freezing. Grasses which die back completely in winter can be rejuvenated by cutting the entire plant back to about 10cm in early spring.

Divide grasses every few years in the spring just as they are beginning to break dormancy. Dig the plant up and cut the clump into divisions with a sharp knife or spade, replant the divisions.

Customer reviews

Margaret R., Glasgow

Plants were in very good condition and they arrived well packaged. I was pleased with both the prices and the delivery time.

      Excellent
11-07-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

Quick delivery,well packaged , healthy plants.Will use again.

     Excellent
09-07-2019

Susie C., Devon

The plants were delivered in a secure box and they were healthy and the soil hadn’t dried out. I was pleased with the quality of the plants I received.

      Excellent
08-07-2019

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