Scottish Tufted Hair Grass

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland'

SKU
8928
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationdeh-SHAMP-see-uh kess-pi-TOH-suh
Average Size at MaturityFoliage clumps reach 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide; plumes reach 4 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeEarly Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Key FeatureCompact Ornamental Grass

Thrives in evenly moist, slightly acidic soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. In colder northern regions, apply a thick layer of mulch to protect root zone in winter. Leave foliage in place until early spring, then prune by two-thirds in spring. May be divided in spring or early fall.

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