Scottish Tufted Hair Grass
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland'
|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.|
|Mature Size||Foliage clumps reach 2 to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide; plumes reach 4 ft. tall.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Salvia (Salvia); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Gayfeather (Liatris)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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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.