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Blue Fescue Grass

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
    7 reviews
Blue Fescue Grass
Blue Fescue Grass
Blue Fescue Grass
Blue Fescue Grass
Blue Fescue Grass
Blue Fescue Grass
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Blue Fescue Grass

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
    7 reviews

Elijah Blue Fescue Grass

  • Stunning icy blue colors really show off your landscape
  • Great for any area that needs color
  • Use as a border or to fill in areas that are boring
  • Just what you need to show off!
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Product Details

growing zone 4-10 Growing Zones 4-10
Soil Type Well Drained
Sunlight Full
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 1 Foot
Mature Width 1 Foot
Growth Rate moderate
Fall Color Blue
Bloom Color Blue
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One of our favorites to add to your garden! This blue grass is perfect for showing off your gardening skills.

Enjoy adding blue hues of color to parts of your landscape. Look for places with reds and yellows to add contrast to. They are no maintenance and are great for adding clusters of blue color.

Just plant and sit back! Look for areas that are in full sun. This grass loves sun and is also great for borders around planting beds. Did you know that once established it is drought tolerant?

Its an evergreen so it will keep its icy blue color year round. Look for a height of 8-12 inches and about the same for its width.

Note: If you purchase this grass in fall-winter, it may be cut back for the plant’s health. If your grass is cut back, don’t worry - it will grow even happier and healthier next spring!

Blue Fescue Grass FAQ

Is This Grass Invasive?

This particular grass is not considered to be invasive due to it being compact and only growing 12 inches in height and 12 inches wide.

How To Grow Blue Fescue Grass

Plant in grow zones 4-10 with full sun exposure and well drained soil that has a ph level of 5.5 to 7.5 for optimal growth.

Can This Grass Live In The Shade?

Withstands some shade but do alot better in full sun conditions with well drained soil. Shady areas that hold more moisture and tend to shorten the life of your Fescue.

Blue Fescue Grass Care

When planting your Blue Fescue grass choose the best location for this plant to thrive. Be sure to plant this grass in growing zones 4 to 10 This grass grows best in full sun and is adaptable to a variety of soil as long as it is well drained.

Water deeply once or twice weekly when newly planted (about 3 months) to help the roots grow properly. After the first year Blue Fescue is fairly drought tolerant and generally only needs water in hot, summer months. Fertilize lightly with a slow release, balanced fertilizer in spring for optimal growth. There is no need to prune this evergreen, ornamental grass.

Blue Fescue grass is extremely hardy as well as pest and disease resistant. It is also deer, rabbit, pollution, wind and salt tolerant.

Landscape ideas

If you have a rock garden or formal garden, and are looking to spice it up with some blue color, this ornamental grass is just what your looking for.

For additional options, be sure to browse our Phlox and Ground Cover Plants collections.

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