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FESTUCA glauca 'Elijah Blue'
Blue Fescue


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:: Poaceae :: FESTUCA :: glauca :: 'Elijah Blue'
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Main asset

An unusual color in grasses, stable throughout the year, to associate with other perennials in gradients of blues, or in grasses masses.


Rejuvenate the plant by division every 3 years or as soon as the central part turns brown.

Evergreen perennial grass native from Europe, with blue waxy linear leaves keeping their color well in winter, forming a cushion tuft. Fescues are easy to grow, in drained soil not too rich, without maintenance, apart from the removal of possible weeds.

  • Uses: Perennial beds, slopes, rockeries, pots

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: evergreen
  • Habit: tuft
  • Height: 30 cm x 30 cm (1 ft x 1 ft)
  • Growth: medium to fast
  • Flowering period: June-July

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: linear
  • Foliage colour: blue silver
  • Flowers shape: panicles
  • Flowers colour: purple blue


  • Soil type: drained
  • Exposure: sun
  • Hardiness: - 30 °C (-22 °F - USDA zone 4b)