Pixie Fountain Tufted Hair Grass
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Pixie Fountain'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||deh-SHAMP-see-uh kess-pi-TOH-suh|
|Lore||The genus Deschampsia is a widely distributed native grass, found in many arctic and temperate regions, from sea level to 14,000 ft in the mountains. Habitats can range from coastal ridges, upper tidal marshes, seasonally wet prairies, moist sub-alpine meadows, open forests, and alpine areas above the timber line.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Salvia (Salvia); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Gayfeather (Liatris)|
Thrives in evenly moist, slightly acidic soil. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. In northern climates, mulch to protect in winter; leave foliage in place. Prune by 2/3 in spring. May be divided in spring or early fall.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9