Gold Dew Tufted Hair Grass

Deschampsia caes. 'Goldtau'

  • Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’ is a clump forming perennial grass cultivar.
  • The tufted foliage is narrow, dark green and usually semi-evergreen.
  • Airy panicles of chartreuse yellow florets with hair like awns appear in summer.
  • They mature into a bronzy-gold color and remain until frost.
  • This cool season grass thrives in shaded or partly sunny moist or wet sites.

Height: 1-2 ft
Spread: 2 ft
Spacing: 3 ft
Zone: 3-8
Color: Chartreuse, Yellow

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

» Attracts Songbirds

Foliage Color:

» Green


» Sun/ Part Shade

Soil Moisture:

» Average Water
» Moist, Well Drained


» Clump forming
» Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

» Fall
» Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

» Fall
» Summer
» Winter