Blue Fescue grass that is. What were you thinking? That I only grow flowers? Nah … I grow grasses too. The grasses are sometimes the first plants to green up in my garden in early spring and the last to die down when winter arrives.
I believe this is Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’ – It’s common name would be Elijah blue Fescue. Its a cool season, clump forming grass with power blue narrow foliage that grows about 4 to 8 inches tall. Mine, with it’s flowers is taller than that – perhaps closer to a foot in height.
This is a fairly easy grass to grow in the garden along side perennials or annuals. It can be grown in full sun to light shade in well draining soil. This grass is also drought and heat tolerant so it can stand some abuse.
Do you grow grass?
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