Deschampsia cespitosa

Tufted Hair Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

This clump-forming, cool season grass is very adaptable with bright green, mostly evergreen foliage and a wispy stand of seedheads.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Bloom Time

mid June

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Monkshood (Aconitum ), Hollyhock (Alcea rosea), Narrow Leaf Blue Star (Amsonia hubrichtii), Canadian Columbine, Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), Blue Wild Indigo, False Indigo (Baptisia ), Clustered Bellflower (Campanula glomerata), Snow in Summer (Cerastium tomentosum), Yellow Corydalis (Corydalis lutea), Yellow Foxglove (Digitalis grandiflora), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), White Snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum), Helen's Flower (Helenium ), Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum), Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium reptans)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Evergreen
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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