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Festuca glauca

Plant name: Blue fescue

Plant type: native and ornamental grasses

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Cultural notes: fast growing, very hardy and long lived. Will grow in full sun or part shade in most soil conditions.

Maintenance: may be pruned annually to remove spent seed heads (late summer) and to promote new growth

Tolerates: drought & frost hardy

Flowering season: late spring through to summer

Flower colour: blue to creamy straw

Foliage colour: intensely blue/grey fine leaves forming a tight globe of narrow glaucous foliage

Height: up to 0.3m

Plant spacing: 30cm apart for mass planting

Recommended uses: ornamental grass ideal for landscaping, best effect when mass planted, can be used as a border or along paths and looks great in pots or in rockeries. It is a good non-invasive groundcover

Description: small tufted perennial tussock grass with attractive blue foliage