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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Elijah blue fescue

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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Elijah blue fescue

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  • 3 × 9cm pots
  • £20.97 £13.50
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  • 9cm pot
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A compact, blue leaves ornamental grass, with needle-like, silvery blue-green leaves and short spikes of blue-green midsummer flowers, gradually fading to buff. Neat and rounded in shape, it looks great in a gravel garden, combined with the spires of blue and purple-flowering perennials, or with Mediterranean-style plants. To achieve the best foliage colour, these plants need lots of sun.

  • Garden care: Comb through the plant with your fingers in winter to remove dead foliage. Container-grown specimens should be watered well when they are establishing. Plants need replacing every few years as they become tatty-looking.

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