Suitable Substitutions for Festuca novae-zelandiae
More About Festuca novae-zelandiae
- Grass has a mounding habit and forms a tight, uniform tuft
- Very narrow leaf blades are blue-green to dark green, turning tan in colour early in the fall
- Bloom Time: August
- Flower Height: 40 cm
- Foliage Height: 30 cm
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and 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.
New Zealand 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 novae-zelandiae Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils