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