Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Forester') tolerates a wide range of soil conditions but perform best in full sun. Hardy to Zone 4, cut it back to 5″ in mid-March. A slight breeze will put the 5′ tall, feathery “blooms” in motion which adds life to any landscape. Because of its strong vertical growth habit it is more likely to maintain its posture even in heavy rains or snows. Deer resistant.
Drought tolerant .. Low maintenance .. Muhly grass. Muhlbergia is a variety of ornamental grass with spectacular showgirl flair. The common name is Muhly grass and it is extremely hardy and easy to grow. Muhly grass grows in clumps that are 3 to 4 feet tall. It grows in any type of soil, so long as it drains well. Muhlbergia does not like wet feet.