Nassella tenuissima /Finestem Tussockgrass

Nassella tenuissima   / Nassella tenuissima
Green foliage in spring, summer and into fall
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Scientific Name: Nassella tenuissima
Common Name: Finestem Tussockgrass
Plant Type: Deciduous
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Has cream to tan flowers in summer. Must have a well drained soil and be watered the first year after planting. Require little supplimental water after it has a deep root system. Rake out or pull out dead growth before new foliages come out in spring. Attractive seed heads in late summer and fall.