Pixie Fountain Tufted Hair Grass

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Pixie Fountain'

Also called Dwarf Tufted Hair Grass

  • Dense mounding semi-evergreen clump of green blades with slight variegation, turning light brown in the fall
  • Flowers feature green, purple, silver, and gold tones
  • Resistant to the rust that afflicts other Deschampsia
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer
  • Flower height: 60 cm
  • Foliage height: 40 cm
  • Grass Type: Cool Season
  • Grows even in bogs

ZONE:
2

COLOUR:
Multi-coloured

HEIGHT:
40-60 cm

SPREAD:
30-45 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. 

Additional Notes about Pixie Fountain Tufted Hair Grass:


Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and continue when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.