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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier' (Tufted hairgrass 'Bronzeschleier')

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Maintenance level
1 hour care
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Ultimate height
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Ultimate spread
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Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier'

Other names: Tufted hairgrass 'Bronzeschleier', Tufted hairgrass 'Bronze Veil', Deschampsia caespitosa 'Bronzeschleier'

Genus: Deschampsia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Bronzeschleier' _ 'Bronzeschleier' is a clump-forming, evergreen grass with stiff, leathery, linear, dark green leaves and open, arching panicles of light bronze spikelets in summer.

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier' is: Evergreen

Flower: Bronze in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

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General care

Pruning: Prune back old stems to the ground in early spring before new growth resumes. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to

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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier' (Tufted hairgrass 'Bronzeschleier') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Prairie planting

Cultivation: Grow in well-drained to moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun or light shade. Prefers acid conditions.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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