Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca)
Blue Fescue Plant FeaturesBlue fescue is an eye-catching, dwarf ornamental grass with power-blue foliage that grows in tidy clumps. It's a versatile grass and works well in a variety of landscape situations. Growing 12 inches tall, Blue fescue makes a fantastic edger in the front of the border especially when planted in large drifts or clumps. You can also use Blue fescue as an eye-catching container plant. Hardy from zones 4-8.
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Blue Fescue Growing InstructionsA sun lover, Blue fescue does best where it will receive at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sun a day. The plants are sensitive to wet soil so plant it in a well-drained location, otherwise the plants may rot. Blue fescue does best in regions of the country with cool summers.
Use a light mulch to prevent weed competition around Blue fescue. Don't allow mulch to smother the crown of the plant.
Blue fescue is not recommended for human or animal consumption.
Medium water needs
Complement your Blue FescueLavender
The blue-gray foliage of lavender will complement the feathery leaves of Blue Fescue. Plus, both have similar cultural needs.
The chartreuse leaves of Creeping Jenny mixed with Blue fescue is a winning combination.
Mix Blanket flower and Blue fescue in the same bed and enjoy the colorful view.