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Blue Fescue in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Festuca glauca

 

Blue Fescue

A poular, ornamental grass with very fine silver-blue arching leaves. The loose flower clusters are a pale green with a hint of purple in colour and turn to seed heads in autumn.

 
plant Features
  • Blue Fescue likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Blue Fescue likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Blue Fescue is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Blue Fescue likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Blue Fescue

Latin name

Festuca glauca

type

Grass

family

Poaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Blue Fescue likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Blue Fescue is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Blue Fescue likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Blue Fescue likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Blue Fescue is 0.45meters x 0.45meters 0.45 M 0.45 M

Festuca glauca

A poular, ornamental grass with very fine silver-blue arching leaves. The loose flower clusters are a pale green with a hint of purple in colour and turn to seed heads in autumn.


Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container grown plants out in spring, likes poor soil that is free draining.

 
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