Deschampsia cespitosa

Tufted Harigrass
Plant Type

Grass, Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Semi-Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

1-2′ x 2′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium Water

Flower Color

Green

Bloom Time

Summer, Spring

Special Features

Desert Conditions, Shade Tolerant

Container Sizes

#1

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

2-24

Deschampsia cespitosa is commonly called Tufted Hair Grass. It is highly variegated with green and creamy white leaves that have a rosy pink blush when they emerge in early spring. Tufted Hair Grass produces buff colored flowers and makes an excellent specimen plant or groundcover.

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