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Ornamental Grasses - Deschampsia

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Deschampsia cespitosa

Deschampsia cespitosa

Common name: Tufted hair grass
Description:
cool season/semi-evergreen; clump forming
Foliage - medium green; narrow blades; 60-80 cm (24-32") in height
Flowers - bronze, arching; May-June; 80-100 cm (32-40") tall
Conditions: full sun to light shade; moist fertile soil, but is happy with average soil; tolerates hot, dry conditions with ample water
Coldest zone: 3

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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier'

Common name: Bronze veil tufted hair grass
Description:
cool season/semi-evergreen; clump forming
Foliage - medium green, narrow; 60-80 cm (24-32")
Flowers - bronze; May-June; e; 80-100 cm (32-40")
Conditions: full sun to light shade; moist fertile soil, but is happy with average soil; tolerates hot, dry conditions if ample water is supplied
Coldest zone: 3

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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau'

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau'

Common name: Gold dew tufted hair grass
Description:
cool season/semi-evergreen; clump forming
Foliage - deep green, narrow; 30-60cm (12-24")
Flowers - bright yellow-gold; June-July; 40-60 cm (16-24")
Conditions: full sun to light shade; moist fertile soil, but is happy with average soil; tolerates hot, dry conditions if ample water is supplied
Coldest zone: 3

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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Pixie Fountains'

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Pixie Fountain'

Common name: Dwarf tufted hair grass
Description:
cool season/semi-evergreen; clump forming
Foliage - dark green, narrow; 25-40cm (10-16")
Flowers - June-July; 40-60 cm (16-24")
Conditions: full sun to light shade; moist (even bog) fertile soil, but is happy with average soil; tolerates hot, dry conditions with ample water
Zone: 2-7

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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland'

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland'

Common name: Scottish tufted hair grass
Description:
cool season/semi-evergreen; clump forming
Foliage - medium green, narrow, 80-100 cm (32-40") tall
Flowers - yellow; vertical; 100-130 cm (40-52") tall
Conditions: full sun to light shade; moist fertile soil; tolerates hot, dry conditions if ample water is supplied.
Coldest zone: 3

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