Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Deschampsia cespitosa Goldtau (Gold Dew Tufted Hair Grass)

Thin, arching, medium green grass blades form a dense, low cluster, from which wide, tiny, airy flowers sprout when summer arrives, chartreuse in summer and turning bronze with age. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar