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Festuca ovina glauca/Blue Fescue Grass

Festuca ovina glauca / Festuca ovina glauca
Ground cover planting normally associated with hot, dry landscapes with exposure to full sunlight
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Ground cover planting normally associated with hot, dry landscapes with exposure to full sunlight

Several closely spaced clumps

Typical silvery-blue thin needle-like foliage

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Scientific Name: Festuca ovina glauca
Common Name: Blue Fescue Grass
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: Does not like high humidity and temperatures and is short lived where these conditions are prevalent for extended periods. Has straw colored flowers in summer that are not very attractive. Flowers should be remvove to benefit growth and better quality of foliage. Used as a ground cover or accent plant.