Tufted Hairgrass

Deschampsia cespitosa

Highly ornamental, Tufted Hairgrass has fine hair-like flowers rising 2 - 3 feet above neatly rounded, dense tussocks. The grass emerges green and turns Gold late in the season, keeping good color and form for winter interest. This clump-forming …

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Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $6.99 ea.
5-10 $5.99 ea.
11-31 $4.99 ea.
32+ $3.99 ea.
Availability: In stock
SKU
43820-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Medium, Moist
Sun Exposure Partial
Height 1' - 3'
Bloom Color Green, Cream
Bloom Time June
Spacing 1' - 2'
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root Type Fibrous
Benefits Host Plant

Highly ornamental, Tufted Hairgrass has fine hair-like flowers rising 2 - 3 feet above neatly rounded, dense tussocks. The grass emerges green and turns Gold late in the season, keeping good color and form for winter interest. This clump-forming cool-season grass is useful for stabilizing disturbed sites, streambanks and shorelines. An excellent shade garden grass, Deschampsia cespitosa is attractive when mixed with ferns. It is a larval food plant for several butterflies in North America including the Umber Skipper.