Cool as Ice Blue Fescue
Festuca x 'Cool as Ice' PP #27,651
|Description||Icy blue-grey foliage stands above others, staying bright throughout the season without browning. Blue-green flowers on slender stems age to blond for add eye-catching interest. This colorful, versatile ornamental grass is stunning when planted en masse and in garden or patio containers.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Blooms||Late Spring through Early Summer|
|Mature Size||Fast growing, dense foliage mound; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and 8 to 12 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Plumes|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover, Accent, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Bluebeard (Caryopteris); Salvia (Salvia); Yucca (Yucca); Sedum (Sedum); Echeveria (Echeveria); Daylily (Hemerocallis)|
|Care||Thrives in average, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Avoid heavy, wet clay soils. Nearly evergreen in mild climates. In cold winter areas, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge. Feed in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.