Festuca ovina glauca

Festuca ovina glauca

Blue fescue

Cool season, short-medium height, perennial bunchgrass adapted to a wide range of soils. Very attractive grass with light blue color; often used as a landscape ornamental. Tolerant of drought, poor soils and winter road-salt spray. Used in wildland situations, in wildflower plantings and as a turfgrass.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 24 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
12 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
25.10 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
488,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes