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Genus: Festuca

Species: ovina glauca



Festuca glauca is a clumo-forming ornemental grass noted for it glaucousm,
finely-textured, blue -gray foliage. The foliage forms a dome-shaped, porcupine-like
tuft of arching needle-like blades. This grass species is commonly known as blue fescue
and is a species of fowering plant in the grass family, Poaceae. This grass is perfect for
any landscape, especially border plantings.

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Can reach a height of 14-18cm and prefers full sun to maximise foilage colour.


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Prefers regualar watering in summer, less regular in winter.


Does best in well drained soil, and will not grow well in wet soils. leaves will welt.Tolerates drought, neglect and lack of nutrients.


Mulch and water well until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Fertilise with a slow release fertiliser during spring. Tolerates dry periods and cool climates.

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