FESTUCA glauca

Commonly known as Blue fescue, Grey fescue

A grass with greyish blue tussocks
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Erect or arching, smooth, blue-green leaves 7-20cm (3-8in) long.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Violet-flushed, blue-green flowers in early and midsummer
  • Height
    30cm (12in)
  • Spread
    25cm (10in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous perennial grass
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Ornamental grasses
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

FESTUCA glauca

 
Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2024
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Divide and replant every 2 or 3 years to maintain colour
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Northern and southern temperate regions.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Shortly branched panicles to 10cm (4in) long
    Spikes
    Spikelets
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or herbaceous border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Jan
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30cm (12in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  25cm (10in)
 

Buy Varieties of FESTUCA glauca

FESTUCA glauca 'Elijah Blue'

FESTUCA glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Blue fescue, Grey fescue

striking improved blue form

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £12.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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