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Blue Fescue

Botanical Name
Festuca glauca
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 9
Height
6 to 10 inches
Width
10 inches
Flowers
Summer: blue-green
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Drought tolerant
  • Tolerates moderate amounts of salt
  • Dig and divide or replace every 3 to 4 years
  • Cut back to 3 to 4 inches or comb out old foliage in late winter before new growth begins
Problems
Short lived
Varieties
  • Elijah Blue - 8", powdery blue foliage
  • Sea Urchin - 6", sea green foliage

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