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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Gold Shower' (Goldgehaenge)

Also called Golden Pendant Hair Grass


More About Deschampsia cespitosa Gold Shower ('Goldgehaenge')

  • Dense mounding semi-evergreen clump of green blades turning light brown in the fall
  • Flowers feature gold tones
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Flower Height: 125 cm
  • Foliage Height: 80 cm
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

Interesting Notes:

Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and continue when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
 

 

Zone:

4

Height:

90-125 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Gold
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Gold Shower Hair Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist to average soil, in full sun to full shade. Tolerates drought, once established. Leaving foliage adds winter interest, but prune in late winter to make way for new growth. 


Deschampsia cespitosa Gold Shower ('Goldgehaenge') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Spreading
Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Rooftop (extensive)