Deschampsia cespitosa Grass Seeds


Deschampsia cespitosa features creamy white variegation on arching evergreen stemsĀ 
Also known as variegated tussock grass. A versatile cool season perennial with 3′ plumes
Spring & fall interest in the border, as specimen, container gardening & more
Organically Grown Ornamental Grass Seed for full sun, Canada

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Deschampsia cespitosa Grass (15) Seeds


Type: Clumping, Evergreen, Variegated cream white & green Perennial, Cool Season Ornamental Grass
Bloom: Early summer into Summer, June to Sept
Flower: 3′ tall, light greenish pink turning to tan, airy (to 20″) plumes
Height: 8-12″ tall x 12-23″ wide
Light: Full sun. Partial shade where summer is hot
Soil: Moist, organically rich, well drained
P.H: 5.8-6.5
Moisture: Average to moist, fertile
Zone: 4-9
Use: Borders, container gardening, edging, erosion control, ground cover, mass planting, specimen, woodland. Spring & Fall interest
Tolerances: Air pollution, boggy conditions, light shade, frost, salty soil
Problems: Possible rust in wet seasons
Notes: Slow to medium growth rate. Easy to grow. Low maintenance. Deer & rabbit resistant. Cut back in early Spring. Avoid too wet conditions to prevent crown or root rot. Too dry may result in burning and stunted growth


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