Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' ~ Blue Fescue-ServeScape
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' ~ Blue Fescue-ServeScape
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Blue Fescue

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'


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Elijah Blue Fescue is an outstanding fine-textured semi-evergreen ornamental grass that grows in porcupine-like tufts.  The softly arching foliage is an icy blue and is topped with non-showy airy panicles with green flowers in spring and summer.  Best foliage in full sun and well-drained soils.  Drought and poor soil tolerant.

Type: 

Orn. Grass, Groundcover

Height: 

0.5' - 1'

Spread: 

0.5' - 1’

Spacing: 

0.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 8

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun 

Bloom Color: 

Green

Season of Interest: 

SpringSummer

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: High Maintenance.  Overly moist soils can lead to root rot.  The plant may decline in overly hot and humid summers.  Considerable browning may occur in harsh winters. Cut back foliage in spring to encourage new growth.  Clumps tend to die back in the center every 2-3 years and should be divided and replanted, or replaced.  

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersRock Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Orange Coneflower, Bluebeard, Saliva

IMAGES: Photo by daryl_mitchell, Elijah Blue Fescue, (2) Photo by David J. Stang, Festuca ovina var. glauca Elijah Blue 3zzCC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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