Festuca gautieri 'Hobbit'
Suitable Substitutions for Festuca gautieri 'Hobbit'
More About Festuca gautieri 'Hobbit'
- Grass has a weaving habit and forms a dense, semi-evergreen mat
- Very narrow leaf blades are blue-green to dark green
- Narrow seed spikes emerge green, flower purple and age to a tan colour
- Bloom Time: June to July
- Flower Height: 30 cm
- Foliage Height: 15 cm
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and continue until temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
Dwarf Bearskin Fescue Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best grown in full sun and a well-drained soil. Remove spent foliage in the spring. Clumps need to be divided every 2-3 years to maintain their appeal.
Festuca gautieri 'Hobbit' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall