Festuca glauca 'Blue Whiskers'

Blue Whiskers Blue Fescue: Patent PPAF

Categories: Grasses

When it comes to ornamental grasses, Blue Fescue has long been a popular choice due to its diminutive size and interesting texture. Compared to classic variety ‘Elijah Blue’, ‘Blue Whiskers’ is a taller, more vigorous variety, with longer leaves and a brighter blue foliage color. 


More About Festuca glauca 'Blue Whiskers'

  • very blue foliage

The finely textured, bright silvery blue leaves form a fully rounded, robust clump with consistent flower coverage across the habit. Yellow-green flowers appear above the clump on 18-22” scapes in early summer and age to tan as the season progresses.


Height:

8-12 in

Spread:

8-16 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Festuca glauca 'Blue Whiskers' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Border
  • Specimen
  • Edging
  • Evergreen
  • Ground Cover
  • Cottage Garden
  • Small / Miniature

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Habit

  • Mounding