Deschampsia cespitosa Goldtau

Gold Dew Tufted Hair Grass

Gold Dew Tufted Hair Grass (Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’) is a colorful, fine textured native grass loved for its profuse display of misty, golden flowers and attractive seed heads that hold through winter.
Zones4 - 8
Advantages
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Full Shade
Annual Rainfall
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Height24" tall
Mature Spread18-24" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to early summer
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SKUHC017299

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Gold Dew Tufted Hair Grass (Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’) is a colorful, fine textured native grass loved for its profuse display of misty, golden flowers and attractive seed heads that hold through winter.  It grows and flowers best in cold climates and is not a good choice for the southern-most third of the US with hot, humid summers.  'Goldtau' is great for massing (large groups of the plant) and planted behind and around tall summer blooming perennials like Phlox paniculata, Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium) and Bee Balm (Monarda).
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Associated SKUsHC017299
HC017263 (Plant - 3.25" Pot)
HC017286 (Tray of 12)
Common Name
Gold Dew Tufted Hair Grass
Botanical Name
Deschampsia Gold Tau
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color
Yellow
Mature Height
24" tall
Mature Spread
18-24" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
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Planting Kit
Soil Type
Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Amount Of Rain
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Native
Ideal Region
Northeast, Midwest, Pacific Northwest, Suitable Above 7000 ft
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Ships To Canada
No
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