Tufted hairgrass is the go-to native grass for moist locations. It is a widespread grass that is generally found in moist mountain meadows, along streambanks, wetlands, and in moist locations in various habitat types. It is a showy native grass with a fountain of gracefully arching flowering stems growing from a clump of green leaves. Tufted hairgrass usually grows 2′-3′ tall. It is easily grown in organically rich, well-drained and moist soil. Tufted hairgrass is a long-lived grass species and is a larval host plant for numerous butterfly species.
Tufted hairgrass (Deschampsia cespitosa) seed packets contain approximately 150 seeds per packet.
Seed Germination Instructions
No pretreatment required. Sow outside in fall to early spring.