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Deschampsia cespitosa

Common Name(s):
Tufted hair grass, Tussock grass
Cultivar(s):
Schottland
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Cool season grower; variable in flower and foliage; dark green leaves; evergreen; self seeds; salt tolerant

Light:
Light to moderate shade; will grow in full sun but reduces quality of foliage and flower
Height:
20-36 in.
Zones:
4-9
Form:
Clump; densely tufted; mass of fine hair like leaves; upright open; fine texture
Soil:
Prefers moist soil; some cultivars are drought tolerant
Inflorescence:
Cloud-like green to gold inflourences in summer that turn to light golden straw color; lasts into winter; good as cut flower

NCCES plant id: 601

Deschampsia cespitosa Deschampsia cespitosa