name: "Dwarf Sea Urchin"
Latin name: Festuca cinerea
Elevation to: 8500'
Growth habit: Upright mound
Max height: 8" - 10"
Spread: 4" - 6" Flowers: Yes, June
Flower type: Tufts
above plant Native to area: No
"Sea Urchin" is a compact, dwarf grass perfect for edging or borders.
Plant Sea Urchin in full sun in well
drained soil. This beautiful small bluish grass is tolerant of poor soils.
Propagation: Can be grown from seed in a cold frame.
For quicker growth purchase pre-started plants from you local
Garden Center or greenhouse. To maintain the grasses vigor it is
best to divide and re-plant the clumps every three
Pests ~ Diseases: Powdery mildew.