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Grass - Ornamental

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Blue Fescue

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
Exposure: Sun Tolerant  
FULL Sun

Fine textured, semi-evergreen leaves create a mound of silvery-blue foliage. Foliage color intensifies in full sun and holds its color all summer. Requires sharp soil drainage. Enjoys sandy soils. Flowers are insignificant.


Height

8-10"

Spread

8-10"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Group or mass for edging in beds, borders and rock gardens.

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' Plant Care:

Cut to 3" in March. Does not tolerate wet, heavy soils.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Blue Fescue Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate soil moisture.

Moderate
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
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