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Deschampsia cespitosa Northern Lights (Tufted Harigrass)

Thin, arching, medium-green grass blades with creamy white margins form a dense cluster. The blades turn pink when the weather cools in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

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


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture