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Week 8 – February 22, 2024

Plant Information

Festina ColorGrass® Festuca

  • Festina ColorGrass® Festuca - Bloom
  • Festina ColorGrass® Festuca - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Festuca cinerea/Festuca glauca

Common Name: Blue Fescue

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 10b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 15 - 23" (38 - 58cm)

Height: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Width: 10 - 15" (25 - 38cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Graceful, cascading mounds of fine foliage add texture, form and motion to plantings. Gorgeous blue-green color looks great mixed with other grasses and plants in containers and beds. It does best in a sunny location. Keep soil on the moist side, watering

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

Very cold-hardy variety produces dense, compact tufts of blue-green, with small, upright brown plumes from Summer to Autumn.
Colour group: Green
Containers: 4 in./10 cm, 6 in./15 cm*, Gallon
*3 plants per pot