Festuca idahoensis 'Siskiyou Blue'

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Festuca idahoensis 'Siskiyou Blue'
Festuca idahoensis 'Siskiyou Blue'
Festuca idahoensis 'Siskiyou Blue'

Species Name: Festuca idahoensis 'Siskyiou Blue'
Common Name: Siskiyou Blue Idaho fescue

Striking when mass planted. Selected for chalky blue foliage. Striking contrast for woodland garden. Easy to grow!! Drought tolerant once established.

Plant Family: Poaceae
Plant Type: Grass (cool season)
Height by Width: 1' H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Tufted bunchgrass
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer-dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Produces seed head
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden
Natural Habitat: Dry openings in woods and rocky slopes below 5,000'

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