Sedge Grass, Elijah Blue Fescue
Description: Elijah Blue Fescue’s attractive grassy leaves remain blue in color throughout the year. The flowers are not ornamentally significant. The tan seed heads are carried on spikes from mid summer to late fall.
Common Name: Elijah Blue Fescue
Scientific Name: Festuca ovina glauca ‘Elijah Blue’
Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Exposure: Full Sun – Partial Shade
Size: 6-8″ foliage height, 18″ bloom height, 8-12″ spread
Foliage Color: Light Blue – Silver in the Spring & Summer. Blue – Green in the Fall.
Landscape Use: Rock Gardens, Next to boulders, Dry Stream Beds, Mass Groupings
Zone: 4 – 8
Growth Rate: Moderate
Companion Plants: Hosta, Fern, Sedum, Coreopsis
Maintenance: Remove old foliage in late Winter or early Spring