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Festuca cinerea Elijah's Blue

Blue Fescue

Type: Perennials,Grasses
Height: Short 8" (2' in flower) (Plant 12" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   [?]
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Blue / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Soft powdery blue sea urchins on land. Festuca Elijah's Blue has excellent color retention all season with stiffer extra fine foliage, and pronounced seed fronds. One of the best blue fescues. Attractive, feathery tan seed heads complement the blue foliage and resemble wheat. Domed-shaped habit lends itself to a stunning accent plant or a great edger.

Features to Note:

  • Evergreen
  • Deer Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Edgers
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant

Festuca General Information:

Festuca are charming dwarf ornamental grasses which perfer dry to medium soils. Best color is attained in full sun but will tolerate light shade. Ornamental grasses are restricted from Oregon.

Festuca Plant Care:

In spring cut back to 3-4" if needed. Division should be done in spring every 2-3 years to keep blue fescue at its best.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: FEEB