'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.
Europe and Western Russia
Poor, well-drained, shallow soils from low to high elevation.