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Scientific name: Festuca cinerea       fes-tu-ka  sin-er-e-a

Common name: Blue Fescue

Design Characteristics

Height  6-10"
Spread  10-12"
Form  clump
Texture  fine
Flower color  pale gold
Leaf color  green-blue
Time of bloom  June

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun - part shade
Soil
requirement
 well drained
 drought tolerant
Propagation
method
 divide
USDA Hardiness Zone   5-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  front of border
 hot, dry locations
Comments  cut back to 1 2 in early spring
 trim flower heads to prevent self sowing
 does best when somewhat neglected