Tufted Hair Grass

Deschampsia cespitosa

Also called Tussock Grass

  • Dense mounding semi-evergreen clump of green blades turning light brown in the fall
  • Flowers feature green, purple, silver, and gold tones
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer
  • Flower Height: 100 cm
  • Foliage Height: 80 cm
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Multi-coloured

HEIGHT:
60-100 cm

SPREAD:
60-80 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in a moist to average soil, in partial shade. Leaving foliage adds winter interest, but prune in late winter to make way for new growth. As with many native plants, it tolerates growing in an area with juglans. 

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