Festuca glauca 'Blue Finch' (Blaufink)
Suitable Substitutions for Festuca glauca 'Blue Finch' (Blaufink)
More About Festuca glauca Blue Finch ('Blaufink')
- Grass has a mounding habit and forms a dense, uniform, semi-evergreen tuft
- Very narrow leaf blades are an intense blue
- Narrow seed spikes emerge blue-green, flower purple and age to a tan colour
- Bloom Time: June to July
- 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 Finch 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 glauca Blue Finch ('Blaufink') Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
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