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Blue Fescue Grass

Festuca glauca 'Elijah 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.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well-drained
Sunlight Full Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 1 Foot
Mature Width 1 Foot
Fall Color Blue
Bloom Color Blue

How To 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.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well-drained
Sunlight Full Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 1 Foot
Mature Width 1 Foot
Fall Color Blue
Bloom Color Blue

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.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Well-drained
Sunlight Full Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 1 Foot
Mature Width 1 Foot
Fall Color Blue
Bloom Color Blue
For additional Ornamental Grass options and colors, check out our Pink Muhly Grass or our entire Ornamental Grass Collection.

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We plan each shipment to avoid your plants sitting in transit over the weekend during the summer months. This means your order may be held until the following Monday to ensure the shortest delivery time. We guarantee that your plants arrive at the highest quality possible.

Please see the below transit map that specifies an average amount of days after your order has shipped.

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BG
06/06/2019
Briana G.
United States United States

Flower bed happy

Fantastic! Better than I expected!

AH
06/29/2018
Abdul H.
United States

Blue fescue grass

I ordered 5 types of plants. All looked good and healthy except the blue fescue grass. I went ahead and put it in the ground anyways hoping they will recover. So far not looking promising.

Abdul H. verified customer review of Blue Fescue Grass
07/03/2018
PlantingTree™ Online Garden Center

Anytime you have an issue with an order please let us know right away at support@theplantingtree.com. This way at the very least we can get a note added to your account in case you have any issues moving forward. I will go ahead and add a 1 year warranty for the fescue grasses to your order at no cost to you. So in case they don't recover you will be covered.

S
06/09/2017
Sharon

Elijah blue fescue

I just love this plant. It has a rich blue color and was received healthy and robust ready to plant. Looks great in my small garden.

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