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Festuca cinerea Glauca

Blue Fescue

$8.95 $4.47 (50% off) $4.25 ea. (3+ discount)

In stock for Spring 2017

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Low tufts of finely textured needle-like blue-gray foliage. Festuca Glauca blends well with cool-colored perennials and makes a perfect accent plant in rock gardens. Neat dome-shaped mound is charmingly attractive.

Details

Item Code: FEGL
Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Short 8" (12" in flower)
Spacing: Plant 12" 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
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Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt 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, 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.