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botanical name:
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Blue Fescue
synonyms:  Festuca cinerea 'Elijah Blue'
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: grass, evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: light blue
flower colour: blue-grey
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
One of the best forms of the Blue Fescue with powdery blue foliage of densely tufted, evergreen, narrow, in-rolled leaves. Attractive panicles of silvery-blue flowers in early summer.

Well drained soil in full sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet.

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