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Botanical name: Deschampsia cespitosa 'Northern Lights'
Other names: Tufted hairgrass 'Northern Lights' , Variegated tufted hair grass
Variety or cultivar: 'Northern Lights' _ 'Northern Lights' is a dense, clump-forming, evergreen grass with stiff, linear, creamy-yellow and green variegated leaves, flushed pink in spring and in cooler weather. Lax, arching panicles of pink or purple-flushed bronze flower spikelets in summer are rarely produced.
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Northern Lights' is: Evergreen
Flower: Bronze in Summer
Foliage: Variegated, Pale-yellow, Green, Flushed pink in Spring; Green, Variegated, Pale-yellow in All seasons
Specific diseases: Rust
Pruning: Prune back old stems to the ground in early spring before new growth resumes. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Northern Lights' (Tufted hairgrass 'Northern Lights' ) 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: Plant in well-drained to moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil in full sun or light shade. Prefers acid conditions.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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