Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted Hair Grass)
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Deschampsia cespitosa

Tufted Hair Grass

A clumping cool season grass with airy seed heads. Will tolerate light shade. One of the earliest grasses to bloom in the spring. Brown flower at 3'-5'

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Time: May,June
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Deschampsia cespitosa

Attributes

Fall Color

Plant Habit

Vase Shaped

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

May
June

Flower Color

Brown

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Panicle

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Spring

Growth Rate

Average