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Festuca 'Cool as Ice'


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Festuca 'Cool as Ice' produces clumps of fine blue-green foliage whose blue intensifies as the season progresses.


Description:
'Cool as Ice' produces clumps of fine blue-green foliage whose blue intensifies as the season progresses. On the West Coast Festuca should be planted in hot dry spots with thin soils. Avoid rich soils. Also great in containers.


Common Name: Blue Fescue

Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Grass

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Poor, well-drained, shallow soils from low to high elevation.

Award:

Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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