Festuca

Festuca, the Fescues, are a wide ranging group, some short lived, of generally narrow foliaged grasses often grown for their coloured foliage though most will flower. Best in sunny open positions with average to well drained soils.

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    Tufts of finely textured blue green foliage are topped with violet tinted purplish flowers during early summer. Flower stems often colour well as flower colour fades. Can be short lived (3 – 5 years). Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 40cm – 60cm.

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    Tufts of finely textured blue green foliage are topped with violet tinted purplish flowers during early summer. Flower stems often colour well as flower colour fades. Can be short lived (3 – 5 years). Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height; 40cm – 60cm.

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    A new release from Knoll Gardens, Festuca Blue Haze is a beautiful blue leaved selection from the native grass Festuca rubra, and produces slowly increasing mats of comparatively short, bright powdery blue foliage that can be rather longer when grown in pots. Tends to be longer lived than other forms of blue Festuca. Shy flowering. Best in a sunny open position with a soil that is not winter wet. Height; 20 – 40cm.

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    Long established good blue leaved form of Festuca glauca. Striking blue foliage making characteristic spiky mounds with silver flowers held above the foliage. Occasional flowers. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Can be short lived (3 – 5 years). Height; 30cm – 40cm.

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    Great selection of Festuca glauca creating rounded mounds of narrow, spiky looking intense silvery blue leaves. Occasional flowers. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Can be short lived (3 – 5 years). Height; 30cm – 40cm.

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    Dense clumps of flat green leaves with paler undersides carry airy violet tinged greenish yellow attractive flower spikes during early summer. Sunny well drained spot. Soil not too wet. Can be short lived (3 – 5 years). Height; 70cm – 80cm.

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    A recent European selection. Offering mounds of narrow green foliage and freely produced dainty flowers with stems that can fade to attractive shades of orange red from around high summer onwards. Sunny open spot. Soil not too wet. Height 60cm – 80cm.

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    Selected for its attractive spiky looking greenish to steely blue foliage and neat mounding habit. Occasional flowers. Can be short lived (3 – 5 years). Sunny open position. Soil not too wet. Height; 30cm – 40cm.