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Festuca Glauca For Sale - Best Blue Fescue Plants

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Fescue Grass Plants – Festuca Actae, Festuca Coxii, and Festuca glauca

Adding ornamental grass plants to your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the largest variety of ornamental grass plants, and the right one for your space. These Fescue species, namely Festuca actae, Festuca coxii, and Festuca glauca, have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We grow and stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Festuca, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Festuca Questions

1. What is the best blue Festuca?

The best blue Festuca is a matter of personal preference, but some of the most popular and highly regarded cultivars include:

Ultimately, the best blue Festuca for you will depend on your personal preferences and the growing conditions in your garden. Consider the size, colour, and texture of the foliage, as well as the drought tolerance and maintenance requirements of the plant when making your decision.

2. Which is the bluest blue fescue?

The bluest blue fescue is Beyond Blue Fescue. It is a new cultivar that was introduced in 2018, and it is said to be even bluer than the popular Elijah Blue Fescue. Beyond Blue Fescue has a compact, mounding habit and fine-textured, silvery-blue foliage. It is also very drought tolerant and low maintenance.

3. Where is the best place to plant Festuca glauca?

The best place to plant Festuca glauca is in a sunny spot with well-drained soil. Festuca glauca is tolerant of a wide range of soils, but it will thrive best in a soil that is rich in organic matter.

4. What are common garden uses for Festuca?

Some specific places where Festuca glauca can be planted include:

5. What is the common name for Festuca Elijah Blue?

The common name for Festuca Elijah Blue is Elijah Blue Fescue. It is a cultivar of Festuca glauca, which is more commonly known as blue fescue. Elijah Blue Fescue is a popular ornamental grass that is known for its bright, silvery blue foliage and compact habit. It is also relatively drought tolerant and low-maintenance.

6. Do you cut back blue fescue grass?

Generally, ornamental blue grasses don't require regular cutting. In fact, cutting them back too much can harm their growth and appearance. However, you can tidy them up by removing dead leaves, seed heads, and any overgrown clumps in late winter or early spring before new growth emerges. If your ornamental blue grass looks scraggly or has stopped flowering, you can give it a more drastic haircut in late winter or early spring. Cut it back to about 100-150 mm (4-6 inches) from the ground to encourage new growth.

7. Is festuca glauca native to australia?

Festuca glauca, commonly known as blue fescue or blue mountain grass, is not native to Australia. It is native to Europe, specifically found in regions like France, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland.

8. How tall does festuca blue grass get?

Festuca glauca, commonly known as blue fescue or blue mountain grass, typically reaches a mature height of between 20 and 30 cm. However, its actual height can vary depending on several factors:

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