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Fescue

Festuca 'Elija Blue'

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Fescue Overview

There are about 300 to 400 species of tuft-forming perennial, these are grasses with evergreen linear leaves. The flowers produce panicles of blooms. The flowers are bisexual with males and females in the same spikelet each flower head comprises spikelets, with one or more florets, that are covered with glumes or scales.

How to propagate Fescue

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn; however, selected forms should be propagated by division.

Other uses of Fescue

Ground cover