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Festuca

Festuca (fes-tew-kuh) Fescue, Blue Fescue. Poaceae Family. Perennial grasses mostly from Europe, but widely naturalized in the U.S. They are sturdy and valuable lawn grasses. Some are grown purely as ornamentals.In general, they form tufts of very fine, wiry leaves that are sometimes rolled, with flower spikelets in narrow panicles.

Semi-evergreen, Festuca grows in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils. Tolerant of light shade, but Festuca’s best foliage color is attained in full sun. Festuca is tolerant of drought and poor soils, but is not intolerant of wet, poorly-drained soil.

  • Festuca 'Blue Whiskers'
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

    Festuca g. 'Blue Whiskers' PPAF (30)ct Flat

    Festuca g. 'Blue Whiskers' PPAF (30)ct Flat Common Name: Ornamental Grass, Blue Fescue When it comes to ornamental grasses, Blue Fescue has long been a popular choice due to its diminutive size and interesting texture. Compared to classic variety...

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  • Festuca 'Elijah Blue'

    Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (30)ct Flat

    Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' Common Name: Blue Fescue. Zones 4 to 8; Full Sun to part shade. Mature size 8 to 10 inch height, spreads 8 to 10 inches. Growth Rate: Moderate; semi-evergreen clumping with a rounded habit, Easy to grow. Festuca glauca...

    $170.20
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