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Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Grown for its narrow, intense silvery-blue leaves all year round, Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' is a dwarf grass ideal for any sunny and well drained site. Blue-green flowers appear in summer, which fade to pale-brown by autumn.

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' is also very suitable for growing in a large container or tub.

Supplied Size: 3L container

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Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: July - September.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' is a low clump forming grass.
Height: up to 30 cm (1 ft)
Spread: 30 cm (1 ft)

Plant Finder: about Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’

Common names

Blue fescue, Grey fescue, Fescue


Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’ (Blue fescue). This species will produce clumps of grey-blue flowers. It will grow to a height and spread of 30cm and it is ideal for ground cover.


Watch out it is poisonous and allergenic.

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, ground cover.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’ | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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