Festuca glauca 'Skinner's Blue'
Suitable Substitutions for Festuca glauca 'Skinner's Blue'
More About Festuca glauca 'Skinner's Blue'
- Grass has a mounding habit and forms a dense, uniform, semi-evergreen tuft
- Very narrow leaf blades are varying shades of blue-green at different times of the season
- Narrow seed spikes emerge green and age to tan in colour
- Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
- Flower Height: 30 cm
- Foliage Height: 20 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.
Skinner's Blue 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 'Skinner's Blue' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
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