Also called Atlas Fescue
More About Festuca mairei
- Grass has an upright habit and forms an open, uniform, semi-evergreen bunch
- Leaf blades are bluish-green
- Narrow seed spikes are held above the foliage, emerging green, aging to tan in colour
- Bloom Time: Summer
- Flower Height: 90 cm
- Foliage Height: 60 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.
Maire's Fescue Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best grown in full sun and a well-drained soil. Remove spent foliage in the spring.
Festuca mairei Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum