Festuca glauca Beyond Blue

Blue Fescue

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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The intense icy blue ‘Wow Factor’ of this Fescue goes above and beyond! Tidy evergreen mounds of dense quill-like blades remain breathtaking year round.

One of the best Blue Fescues. Attractive feathery tan seed heads complement the blue foliage and resemble wheat. Stunning accent plant, great edger or enticing planted en masse.

Details

Item Code: FEBE
Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Short 9-12"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Not Applicable
Accent: Not Applicable
Patent: #23,307
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • OK in Containers

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, tease any dead blades of grass by hand combing through foliage. May be cut back in spring to 3-4" if needed. To divide, simply dig up mound and cut in half. Division every 2-3 years will keep Blue Fescue at its best and prevent any center die-back.