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Festuca glauca ‘Beyond Blue’


Blue Fescue

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 8.170.140


There are several selections of Blue Fescue, all of them valued for their clumping habit, and display of colourful, grassy foliage. This selection forms a dense tuft of bluer-than-blue leaves that remain blue all season. Spikes of tan flowers in early summer. Excellent for mass planting, edging, or in the rock garden. Clumps are easily divided in early spring, and this should be done every 2 to 3 years. Evergreen in mild areas, in colder winter regions the leaves should be trimmed back in late winter right to the base. Flower spikes may also be removed in summer, if desired. USPP#23307: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Festuca glauca ‘Beyond Blue’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Brown
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Blue
  Silver
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Spread
   40-45 cm
   16-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium













Festuca glauca ‘Beyond Blue’


Blue Fescue

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 8.170.140


There are several selections of Blue Fescue, all of them valued for their clumping habit, and display of colourful, grassy foliage. This selection forms a dense tuft of bluer-than-blue leaves that remain blue all season. Spikes of tan flowers in early summer. Excellent for mass planting, edging, or in the rock garden. Clumps are easily divided in early spring, and this should be done every 2 to 3 years. Evergreen in mild areas, in colder winter regions the leaves should be trimmed back in late winter right to the base. Flower spikes may also be removed in summer, if desired. USPP#23307: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Festuca glauca ‘Beyond Blue’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Brown
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Blue
  Silver
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Spread
   40-45 cm
   16-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium