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Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’


'Elijah Blue' offers great design potential in gardens or containers with wiry blue foliage. Combine with burgundy or gold heuchera, phormium and other foliage with rich greens. In fact, combine 'Elijah Blue' with just about anything for a great combination. 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: 4-8"

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



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

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


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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