Ornamental Grass Fescue Beyond Blue
Ornamental Grass Fescue Beyond Blue
Ornamental Grass Fescue Beyond Blue
Ornamental Grass Fescue Beyond Blue
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Ornamental Grass Fescue Beyond Blue

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Common Name: Blue Fescue
Intense blue foliage
Evergreen color stays bright throughout the seasons
Drought tolerant & low maintenance
Striking en masse in the landscape or in a mixed container
Hybridized by Allure & Amigra

 

Go above and beyond in the garden with the INTENSE blue foliage of this fantastic fescue! The unique foliage color stays bright through all seasons for year-round interest. Flowers extend above the tidy mounds of fine powder blue blades in late spring and summer. Flowers fade to light brown by late summer and can be cut back if preferred. Beyond Blue™ is a striking plant as a mass planting in the landscape or as a specimen in mixed containers. This low-maintenance gem will thrive despite heat, humidity or poor soils.

Drought Tolerant

Great Accent in container plantings

Height:  10-12 Inches

Spread:  10 Inches

Hardiness Zones:  4,5,6,7,8

Full Sun 

 

common blue fescue Interesting Notes

Native to Europe; from the Latin festuca for stalk or stem; related to arid fescue cultivars of elatior and lawn fescues of rubra.

Festuca glauca Beyond Blue™ 'Casca11' Growing and Maintenance Tips

F. glauca prefers average, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of drought, salt, heat and humidity. Is prone to center rot if grown in soils that remain wet during the winter. Spreads via rhizomes. Cut foliage to the ground in early spring to maintain neat appearance. Division in spring or fall. 



Use in perennial borders, mass plantings, containers and edgings as well as in rock gardens or troughs. Beautiful with Sedum