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Deschampsia Flexuosa - Hair Grass, Deschampsia

Deschampsia Flexuosa - Hair Grass, Deschampsia

Type Grass, Ground cover, Container-friendly, Deciduous
Size Low Border (up to 50cm height)
Form Rounded - Clump
Colours Medium green Foliage, White Flowers (Summer)
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium growing

The Tufted hair grass forms slightly weeping loose tussocks. Tufted foliage is bright green and is followed by clouds of hazy purple tinted flowers in spring. Ideal in drifts at front of informal shady border. Also good in a container.

Cultivation tips: Tufted hair grass prefers a neutral to acid soil in to part shade or sun, making it ideal low growing plantings for woodland shade areas or dappled shade. Avoid planting in dry soils or overly wet heavy clays, preferring a humus rich damp / wet soil type. 15cm tall x 20cm.
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