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Deschampsia cespitosa

Tufted Hair Grass

This cool-season, clump-forming grass tends to form dense, low tussocks of dark green, rolled leaves up to 20" long. Plants flower in late spring with airy, variably colored blooms (silver, gold, green, purple). Blooms turn yellowish tan as they age. NATIVE.


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Prefers moist to average soil and light or dappled shade.

Attracts Wildlife
Pollinators
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
July
August
Foliage Color
Green
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Deschampsia cespitosa

Prefers full sun to light shade and moist well-drained soil. A meadow native, it is excellent for erosion control. Semi-evergreen.