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Green Fescue


This clump forming perennial grass has very narrow, stiff, green to blue-green leaves. Narrow open panicles bear purple-tinged spikelets of 4-5 flowers in mid-late summer. Can withstand dry conditions and severe frosts. Tolerant of constant cutting, this plant can be grown as a lawn grass.

Festuca ovina

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Narrow; stiff

Leaf color : Green to blue-green

Plant Anatomy

Average size maturity width : 1 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-2 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -50 to -45 F( Z2a)

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes