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Festuca glauca Elijah Blue (Blue Fescue Grass)

Dense tufts of fine, bright 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
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Heat tolerant
Salt tolerant


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