name: "Elijah Blue Fescue"
Latin name: Festuca glauca
Elevation to: 8500'
Growth habit: Upright mound
Max height: 8" - 12"
Spread: 10" - 12"
Flowers: Yes, June
Flower type: Tufts
above plant Native to area: No
Elijah Blue Grass Fescue
"Elijah Blue" is a compact, brightly colored
grass that perfect for small spaces or as a border. It is often
seen growing in medians or beds along city streets. It is
extremely hardy and easy to grow.
Plant Elijah Blue in full
sun in well drained soil. The grass is tolerant of poor soils and
drought. "Elijah Blue" is by far the most popular variety in the
Propagation: Can be grown from seed in a cold frame
but for quicker results, purchase pre-started plants from your
local Garden Center.