Tufted Hairgrass

The fine and airy panicles are a gorgeous silver tinged with purple.

TUFTED HAIRGRASS (Deschampsia cespitosa)

Tufted hairgrass is one of my favourite grasses. It forms dense clumps of stiff, narrow leaves with transparent veins (hold one up to the light). The fine and airy panicles are a gorgeous silver tinged with purple.

Life Cycle: perennial, cool season
Sun Exposure: full sun – part shade
Bloom Period: June
Height: 1 – 4 ft
Soil: medium – moist