Deschampsia cespitosa - Tufted Hairgrass


A robust clump forming native perennial grass. The tufted foliage is narrow, fine textured and usually evergreen. Widely adaptable, however will perform like a champ in poor soils!

Type: Ornamental grass
Family: Poaceae
Native Range: Cosmopolitan
Zone: 4 to 9
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: July to September
Bloom Description: Tones of gold, silver, purple and green
Sun: Part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Ground Cover
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Birds
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Black Walnut, Air Pollution