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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
Common Name: Blue Fescue Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
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'Elijah Blue' offers great design potential in gardens or containers with wiry blue foliage. Combine with burgundy or gold heuchera, phormium and other foliage with rich greens. In fact, combine 'Elijah Blue' with just about anything for a great combination. On the West Coast Festuca should be planted in hot dry spots with thin soils. Avoid rich soils. Also great in containers.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Poor, well-drained, shallow soils from low to high elevation.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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