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Festuca glauca Elijah Blue

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Festuca glauca Elijah Blue

FesglaEB
Blue Fescue,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.24 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.76 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Festuca glauca Elijah Blue Blue Fescue,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Description:
Tuft-forming perennial with steely blue narrow foliage. Flowers are inconspicous so use for foliage colour. Great groundcover, or edging plant. Can be used as an ornimental lawn, but won't take a lot of foot traffic.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Will tolerate neglect. Will need to replace or replant every 2-3 years. Clumps die out in the centre - cut back in Winter. Divide clumps if needed in Winter.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Poaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue
Flower Colour: Brown
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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