Blue Fescue

Festuca glauca 'Elijah'

Blue Fescue - Festuca glauca 'Elijah'

Common Name: Blue Fescue
Genus: Festuca
Species: glauca
Cultivar: 'Elijah'

Category: Grasses & Bamboos
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Good for a rock garden, Provides winter colour

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Colour: Blue/Green

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained

This evergreen, perennial grass has striking blue leaves. Festuca glauca ‘Elijah’ is slow growing and capable of growing in poor, shallow soil. This would make Festuca glauca ‘Elijah’ a good choice for a rock garden, providing a contrast to the traditional rock garden plants.

The flowers spikes of this plant are bluish-green and produced in summer.


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