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Fescue

Festuca ovina 'Blue Fox'

Also known as

Sheep's fescue

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Fescue Overview

This species grows up to 60cm long. The leaves are glabrous to very scabrous, green or slightly glaucous. The flowers are in erect, open to dense, branched panicles, tinged purple.

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