Festuca cinerea Glauca

Blue Fescue

Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Short 8" (12" in flower) (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 / Accent: Not Applicable /
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
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.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Evergreen
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Web Exclusive

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.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: FEGL