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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Blue Fescue
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Ornamental Grasses & Bamboo
Height: Minimum 8 feet , Maximum 10 feet
Width: Minimum 1 feet , Maximum 2 feet
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Fine textured blue buns of grass, to only 1 ft tall and as wide, for bright sun and well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Trim back to 3-4" in spring for renewed growth and color. Evergreen in Portland. A good ground cover in the dry garden with clumps planted close for best effect. Frost hardy in USDA zone 4.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Especially choice for its soft, dusky blue foliage. This selection grows to only 8" and has the typical fescue clumping habit. Prefers a cool season climate, sometimes becoming dormant in summer. Needs summer dryness to do well. Excellent in coastal climates!

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Powdery-blue foliage. Keeps color all year.

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A Rocky Mountain Nursery Independence, OR Email now 503-838-4222 Container: 3
Backyard Natives LLC Estacada, OR Email now 503-505-4866 Container: 1
Berryhill Nursery Sherwood, OR Email now 503-628-1293 Container: 3 Liner: 3
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  • Clearwater Growers Ltd. Forest Grove, OR Email now 503-359-7540 Container: X Liner: X
    Dinsdale Nursery Sherwood, OR Email now 503-925-9292 Container: 1
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  • Harold M. Miller Landscape Nursery Jefferson, OR Email now 503-399-1599 Container: 2
    Hochstein Nursery LLC Cornelius, OR Email now 503-357-5651 Container: 3
    Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 3
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  • Macleay Hills Nursery Salem, OR Email now 503-871-8027 Container: 2
    Miller Factors Portland, OR Email now 503-284-0600 Container: 1
    Moana Nursery Canby, OR Email now 503-266-8170 Container: X
    P & D Nursery Tualatin, OR Email now 503-638-6366 Container: 3
    Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Bare Root: X Container: X
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  • Ten Oaks Nursery Molalla, OR Email now 971-270-7438 Container: X
    TSW Nursery Sales Inc. Aurora, OR Email now 503-678-4401 Container: X Liner: X
    William Dillard Nursery Co. Damascus, OR Email now 503-665-0515 Container: 2
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