Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronzeschleier'Synonym(s): Deschampsia cespitosa 'Bronze Veil' Common Name: 'Tufted hair grass'
Airy, open panicles of golden-tan flowers, that age pale bronze, are produced over more or less evergreen, narrow, dark-green leaves. Jun-Aug. H45cm S75cm. Flowers to H90cm.
Best grown in moist but well-drained, fertile soil in sun or partial shade, Flowers earlier than most other grasses. This is one of the few ornamental grasses that will grow in semi-shade and looks good growing with ferns such as Polystichum.