Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau' - Tufted Hairgrass


Tufted hair grass is a clump-forming, cool season grass. Variably- colored flowers with tones of gold, silver, purple and green which form a cloud over the foliage that is particularly attractive when back lit. Grows well in the shade.

Type: Ornamental grass
Family: Poaceae
Native Range: Canada and U.S.
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: August to October
Bloom Description: Airy florets begin yellow or chartreuse and turn bronze over time
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Ground Cover, Accent, Massing, Borders
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Birds
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Black Walnut, Air Pollution