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Deschampsia cespitosa, also known as tufted hair grass, is a stunning ornamental grass that is perfect for adding texture and movement to any shade garden. A cool season grass - it plumes in the summer instead of fall - so it works beautifully with summer blooming perennials. 




This cool-season grass prefers well-drained, moist soil and can tolerate a wide range of soil types, including clay soils.




It thrives in part sun to full shade, making it a versatile option for various garden locations.



At maturity, Deschampsia cespitosa can reach a height of 2 to 3 feet and a spread of 1 to 2 feet, creating a beautiful, feathery appearance.




It blooms in the summer, producing delicate, airy panicles that emerge in shades of green and turn to a beautiful golden hue as they mature in fall.



This grass pairs well with a variety of companion plants, including other ornamental grasses, coneflowers, and asters. With its attractive foliage, graceful blooms, and ecological benefits, this grass is a must-have for any garden or landscape.

Deschampsia cespitosa (Tufted Hair Grass)

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