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Northern Lights Tufted Hair Grass

Deschampsia 'Northern Lights'
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Perennial grass with narrow, dark green leaves featuring creamy, white variegation. Older foliage turns pink with cooler weather. New growth has a green florescence late spring to early summer. 

Plant with Lobelia


  • Landscape Size: 1' tall, 1' wide
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Clumping
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Deer Resistant

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

    Green Thumb Guide

    Grows well in enriched, evenly moist soils. Cut back in late winter for fresh, new growth in spring. Divide every 2-3 years.



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