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Genus: Festuca

Species: ovina glauca

About:

About:

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.

Growing:

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

Water:

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Prefers regualar watering in summer, less regular in winter.

Soil:

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

Maintenance:

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.