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Deschampsia flexuosa
Deschampsia flexuosa
Common Name: wavy hairgrass

A delightful and elegant native, this diminutive grass thrives in dry shade. Fine-textured and delicate in appearance, it is tough and drought tolerant, ideal for planting in any well-drained shady location as a groundcover. In spring it is topped with graceful feathery flowers that are lovely as they move quietly in the breeze.

Height: 6-18 Inches
Spread: 1-2 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8