tufted hair grass ‘Goldtau’

Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’ (tufted hair grass ‘Goldtau’)┬áis a cultivar of the species native to North America. It is semi-evergreen and has thin stems and airy flowers atop its dense green foliage.

The yellow seed heads will brown as time passes and can provide texture and structure to shadier parts of the garden.

Botanical Name Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’
Common Name tufted hair grass ‘Goldtau’
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest summer, fall
Height and Spread 2-3ft x 1-2ft (60-90cm x 30-60cm)
Flower Color Purple, Gold
Attracts Wildlife
Additional Information Cultivated Form of a Native Plant.
Location in Lurie Garden North Dark Plate

Average Flowering Time