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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' - Elijah Blue Fescue click image to enlarge

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Elijah Blue Fescue

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  • Common Name: Elijah Blue Fescue
  • Botanical Name: Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'
  • Synonyms: .F. cinerea, F. ovina glauca
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Origin: France (Europe)
  • California Native: No
  • Plant Type: Grasses & Grasslike
  • Foliage Type: Evergreen
  • CA Plant Climate Zone: 1-24
  • Hardy to Zone(s): 3-10
  • Winter Hardiness: < 0 °F
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Exposure:
    Full Sun
  • Irrigation: Low Water Needs
  • WUCOLS Rating:
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  • Height: <1 foot
  • Width: 1-2 feet
  • Flower Color: Golden
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About This Plant

Cool-season grass clumping grass to 8-10" tall with golden buff flowers in summer. Full sun. Drought tolerant. Very hardy.


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  • All-star performer

    By: medplants on Wednesday March 30, 2011

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    In the central valley, this grass is a mainstay in our garden. It seems to always look good no matter the season. We have it planted in a large drift near our strawberry tree and it looks fantastic.
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