FESTUCA glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Commonly known as Blue fescue, Grey fescue

  • Evergreen
    Erect or arching smooth 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, densely tufted 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 'Elijah Blue'

 
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  • 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
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Blue
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
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30cm (12in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  25cm (10in)
 

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