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Festuca glauca 'Pepindale Blue'

Festuca glauca 'Pepindale Blue' - Pepindale Blue Fescue

More About Festuca glauca 'Pepindale Blue'

  • 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 silvery-blue and age to a tan colour
  • Bloom Time: June to August
  • Flower Height: 25 cm
  • Foliage Height: 15 cm
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

Interesting Notes:

 
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.
 
 

Zone:

3

Height:

15-25 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Pepindale Blue Fescue Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in full sun and a well-drained soil with some tolerance towards light shade and poor soils. Remove spent foliage in the spring. Clumps need to be divided every 2-3 years to maintain their appeal. 


Festuca glauca 'Pepindale Blue' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Dwarf
Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Blue

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Festuca glauca 'Pepindale Blue'

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