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Fescue Grass Elijah Blue

Elijah Blue is one of the most popular grasses for wildflower meadows. Blue green clumps. (Festuca glauca)

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Plant - 3.5" pot

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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 6-12" tall, 6-12" wide
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Foliage plant all season
Shipping: Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 9ORN
Common Name Blue Fescue
Botanical Name Festuca glauca
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Estimated Mature Height 6-12" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 6-12" wide
Bloom Time Foliage plant all season
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Blue
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Containers, Borders, Winter Interest
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Yarrow Summer Berries

    Yarrow Summer Berries

Description
The Fescue grasses are famous for being clump-forming, and thus not chocking out other less tough plants near them. In other words, this is one grass that doesn't overrun everything around it. Instead each plant forms a handsome clump adding interest to the landscape.
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Yarrow Summer Berries

    Yarrow Summer Berries

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4.0

Small but mighty

By Iowa Gardener

from Des Moines, Iowa

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Pros

  • Low Maintenance

Cons

  • Slow Growth

Best Uses

  • Border Control
  • Erosion Control

Comments about American Meadows Fescue Elijah Blue - Plant:

These are beautiful for the tint of blue they have- I am using them along a hill on the side of our driveway in mass to fill the space with something low so as not to block the driving view. They seem to be very tolerant as the midwest has had little to no rain this season and I do occasional watering. I do wish the plant size was larger as these seem to be slow growing based on what they look like now to what the photos and description have them at full size.

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5.0

nice filler grass

By my mother's garden

from illinois

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Pros

  • Low Maintenance

Cons

  • Slow Growth

Best Uses

  • Border Control
  • Large Areas
  • Raised Beds

Comments about American Meadows Fescue Elijah Blue - Plant:

this is a nice short grass for filling in areas and also makes a great border. very easy to grow although slow. adds some nice subtle color as well.

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Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Yarrow Summer Berries

    Yarrow Summer Berries

Shipping

Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Yarrow Summer Berries

    Yarrow Summer Berries

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