Festuca x 'Cool as Ice'

Cool as Ice Blue Fescue: Patent PPAF

Categories: Grasses

A refreshing, cool blue grass! Emerges in lighter tones in spring then turns blue in summer. Vigorous with good heat tolerance. Adds a wonderfully fine texture to the garden. Prefers well drained soil. Forms a graceful clump. 


More About Festuca x 'Cool as Ice'

  • 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 x 'Cool as Ice' 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