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Festuca glauca Blue Glow (Blue Fescue Grass)

Dense tufts of fine, vivid silver-blue blades form a compact mound, with upright flower plumes of beige appearing in the summer. The leaves retain their colour all season. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring to mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

Upright lime-green flowers rise above light green soft velvety leaves. Partially folded toothed scalloped lobes are hairy, making the leaves sparkle with the morning dew. Fast growth rate.

*Self-seeding; remove spent flowers to avoid spread*

Blooms from late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies

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(Prairie Pixies™ Collection) Daisy-like blooms of buttery yellow grow on short and stout, sturdy stems above deep green foliage. One of the few Echinacea that grow in a dwarf habit. Fast growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This herbaceous perennial features upright spikes of broad, deep green leaves that bear densely packed violet blue flowers. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow deep, rich red leaves, while showy burgundy bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
2.5-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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This mat-forming perennial features velvety, blue-green leaves, appearing silvery from a distance, on which spikes of lavender-hued flowers rarely bloom. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early fall
3-6 in tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant

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Dense tufts of fine, blue green blades form a compact mound, with upright flower plumes appearing in the summer. The leaves retain their colour all season. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to mid summer
0.75-1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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Dense tufts of fine, deep metallic blue blades form a compact mound, with upright flower plumes of beige appearing in the summer. The leaves retain their colour all season. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring to mid-summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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