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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Blue
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Blue
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Blue
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

A small well maintained Silvery-Blue fescue.

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ELIJAH BLUE FESCUE

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Buy Elijah Blue Fescue online. The best known ornamental fescue grass. Silvery-Blue foliage forms a small dense mound with flower spikes in appearing in late spring and reaching 6-8 inches above the foliage.

Mature Height:

6-8 Inches

Mature Spread:

10-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Fescue Grass

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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quart Pot

SKU: 5049

(0.62qrt / .59 liters)
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$20.00

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 1402

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$25.00

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