Festuca glauca 'Blue Fox' (Blaufuchs)
Suitable Substitutions for Festuca glauca 'Blue Fox' (Blaufuchs)
More About Festuca glauca Blue Fox ('Blaufuchs')
- Grass has a mounding habit and forms a dense, uniform, semi-evergreen tuft
- Very narrow leaf blades are an intense blue at a different time of the year compared to other festuca
- Narrow seed spikes emerge silver and age to a tan colour
- Bloom Time: May to June
- Flower Height: 25 cm
- Foliage Height: 15 cm
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when 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.
Blue Fox Fescue Growing and Maintenance Tips
Tolerates some shade, but foliage colour is best in full sun. Remove spent foliage in the spring. Clumps need to be divided every 2-3 years to maintain their appeal.
Festuca glauca Blue Fox ('Blaufuchs') Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
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