Blooms in June, fruit ripens through summer and fall. Feathery panicles of. Spread: 30-60cm. Occurs in fine, medium and coarse soils – sandy loam, sandy clayey loam, silty loam, loam, loamy clay, and clay. They mature into a buff color and remain until frost. Both Deschampsia listed below will add greatly to the autumnal garden. " 5 -7 Plants Per Square Metre; Plant Care. in stock (shipped in 3-5 working days) Quantity 1 Plus Minus. In a nursery, sow in containers in April on heat (night -15º C, days 20-24º C), germination in 30 days. Cover lightly with soil and screen until germination occurs. Deschampsia cespitosa 'Northern Lights' Sku #0539 Highly variegated green and creamy white leaves have a rosy pink blush when emerging in early spring and again as the weather cools. Plants that have leaves all year round are classified as evergreen. Culms are hollow, slender, erect, and 8 to 48 inches (20-120 cm) in height. Tufted hairgrass can be grown for seed on well drained medium to fine textured soils on uplands as well as on poorly-drained silts and clays in low lying areas. We've been utterly impressed with this gem in our trial garden, as the dark green foliage, long bloom period and golden yellow flower stalks command attention. Attracts birds. Seed heads emerge from dark green stems in an explosion of chartreuse-yellow, eventually changing to bronze. Contact Us. This lovely cultivar of Deschampsia cespitosa shares many attributes with the species: clump growing, semi evergreen, fine textured leaves, and thin stems topped with sprays of airy delicate flowers. Deciduous plants drop their leaves in autumn, look bare in winter and put out new leaves again in spring. Foliage: Evergreen. They mature into a bronzy-gold color and remain until frost. A mound-forming, evergreen grass that’s particularly versatile, as it thrives in both sun and light shade and the flowers persist well into autumn. Surface: Seed finely longitudinally striate and lustrous. Further details for Deschampsia cespitosa Gold Dust. Name * Email * Store Location * Question, Comment or Quote Request . They look beautiful, adding color, height, and movement to your garden. The tufted foliage is narrow, dark green and usually semi-evergreen. Tufted Hairgrass is an excellent companion plant with contrasting foliage. Average Measurement with husk/awn: 3.4 x 0.8 x 0.8, Average Measurement without husk/awn: 1.8 x 0.6 x 0.6, Measurement Range with husk/awn: L: 2.5 – 4.5, W: 0.5 – 1, D: 0.6 – 1, Measurement Range with husk/awn: L: 1.5 – 2, W: 0.5 – 0.75, D: 0.5 – 0.6. Palea also thin. Images (1) Size In a 0.5 L square pot. tufted hair grass. Additional Structures: Lemma thin, and have several nerves running across them. Deschampsia cespitosa is a spectacular fountain-shaped grass, bearing densely tufted evergreen foliage, from which tall sprays of silver-tinted purple flowerheads appear in summer. comm.). Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted hair grass. Feb 9, 2015 - This ornamental grass grows as clumps of tufted coarse leaves. ***The photo(s) does not necessarily reflect what is currently available at Evergreen Nursery***, Stock varies-Not all sizes listed may be in stock, Other sizes & pricing maybe available - please inquire. Semi-evergreen, cool season ornamental grass: ... 'Goldtau' is smaller and more compact than other forms of Deschampsia cespitosa. However, Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’ has a golden twist. Tufted hairgrass is a densely cespitose cool-season native perennial bunchgrass. Deschampsia cespitosa 'Schottland' - Tufted Hair Grass 9cm pot, tall evergreen. Contact Us. Sitka black-tailed deer and feral horses consume tufted hairgrass. Doesn't tolerate transplanting unless well-rooted (S. Bastin, pers. Height 60-80cm. Awn originates from the hilum and is about 1 ½ times the length of the seed body. Other common names tufted hair grass 'Goldtau' . Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. In Oregon and Washington, sites with tufted hairgrass include seasonally wet soils in low lying areas of the western interior valleys, tidal mudflats and estuarine plant communities near the coast, poorly drained fields, and moist mountain meadows. Deschampsia cepitosa occurrence is circumglobal, extending throughout cooler regions of the northern Hemisphere. Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Northern Lights ... since these are more vigorous and will eventually take over the entire clump. Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau' Ornamental grasses has silvery, reddish-brown flower spikes that appear from early to late summer above dense mounds of slender, arching, mid-green leaves. Tufted hairgrass growth is rated fair on sandy loam and good on loam and clayey loam. comm.). 9cm pot £7.99. 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