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Deschampsia flexuosa 'Tatra Gold' (Wavy hair grass 'Tatra Gold')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Deschampsia flexuosa 'Tatra Gold'

Other names

Wavy hair grass 'Tatra Gold'

Genus

Deschampsia Deschampsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Tatra Gold' _ 'Tatra Gold' is a clump-forming evergreen grass with narrow, yellow-green leaves and open, pale bronze flower panicles in early summer.


Deschampsia flexuosa 'Tatra Gold' is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Bronze in Summer

Foliage

Yellow-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Prune back old stems to the ground in early spring before new growth resumes.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Deschampsia flexuosa 'Tatra Gold' (Wavy hair grass 'Tatra Gold') will reach a height of 0.5m 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.

Soil type

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Deschampsia flexuosa 'Tatra Gold'

Other names

Wavy hair grass 'Tatra Gold'

Genus

Deschampsia Deschampsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Tatra Gold' _ 'Tatra Gold' is a clump-forming evergreen grass with narrow, yellow-green leaves and open, pale bronze flower panicles in early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Bronze in Summer

Foliage

Yellow-green in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Prune back old stems to the ground in early spring before new growth resumes.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Deschampsia flexuosa 'Tatra Gold' (Wavy hair grass 'Tatra Gold') will reach a height of 0.5m 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.

Soil type

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

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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