tufted hair grass

Botanical Name Deschampsia cespitosa
Common Name tufted hair grass
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 4 to 9
Light Requirements Part Shade
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Height and Spread 2-3ft x 1-2ft (60-90cm x 30-60cm)
Flower Color Purple, Gold
Attracts Wildlife  
Additional Information Native to the Chicago Region
Location in Lurie Garden North Dark Plate, Southeast Light Plate