Festuca are a genus of hardy perennial ornamantel grasses.
They have blue or green leaves.
Flowering is from the end of spring until the middle of summer, and they reach heights of between 15 and 200 cm.
A common name used for Festuca is Fescue.
Festuca arundinacea by Macleay Grass Man.
Festuca idahoensis by Matt Lavin.
Common Names: Fescue
Life Cycle: Hardy perennial.
Height: 2 to 80 inches (10 to 200 cm).
Seeds of Festuca should be grown outdoors in their final location; simply sow seeds on the surface in mass at about 25 to 50 cm apart.
They can grow in either a sunny or partially shaded part of the garden and have a preference for a dry soil.
Festuca requires regular watering and dividing every couple of years in the spring to maintain vigorous growth or to create new plants.
I hope that you enjoyed this guide on how to grow Festuca plants. Updated September 2020.