Scottish Tufted Hair Grass

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland'

Pronunciation: deh-SHAMP-see-uh kess-pi-TOH-suh
SKU #08928
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OVERVIEW
Description A superb compact, ornamental, clumping grass highly useful for smaller areas, borders and containers. Delicate yellow inflorescence emerge in early summer; tall airy panicles dance above the fine, dark green foliage, adding graceful texture and color to the landscape. Seed heads age to a wonderful golden bronze. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Early summer
Mature Size Foliage clumps reach 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide; plumes reach 4 ft. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Salvia (Salvia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Gayfeather (Liatris)
CARE
Care 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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.