Blue Fescue

Festuca glauca - botanical name

Festuca glauca

Evergreen tuft forming fine textured perennial grass (0.3m x 0.2m) from Europe. Radiating clump of blue green to silvery white soft needle-like leaves. Fine panicles of spikelets in summer turning into buff brown seed heads. Useful for a border; edging; specimen in groups or mass planting. Plant densely for solid cover. Prune foliage back one third in spring. Needs well drained soil. Sensitive to high humidity. Frost tolerant. Drought tolerant in partial shade.

  • Plant type
    Grass
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam
  • Water rating
    Low
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Europe)
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