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Blue Fescue

Festuca glauca

Also known as

Blue Sheep's Fescue, Grey Fescue, Ornamental Blue Fescue Grass

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A small blue leaved plant of Festuca glauca - an ornamental grass, goring in a woven wicker planter.
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A photo of Blue Fescue

Blue Fescue Overview

This species will produce clumps of grey-blue flowers. It will grow to a height and spread of 30cm and it is ideal for ground cover.

How to propagate Blue Fescue

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn; however, selected forms should be propagated by division.

Other uses of Blue Fescue

Walls, rock garden, ground cover.

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Hardy and delightful, these plants will cope with the salt laden winds a coastal garden experiences.

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Armeria maritima

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