Idaho fescue, blue bunchgrass
Key ID Features:
Small, tufted upright formal mounds; leaves blue-green, smooth, tightly in-rolled (almost needle-like) and erect or slightly arching, evergreen; flowers dense, shortly branched panicles of spikelets early to midsummer.
Dense, Spreading, Stiffly upright
0.2 - 0.4m
0.3 - 0.6m
Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Accent plant, Container planting, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Summer interest
Google. Often confused with F. glauca.
Colour in Summer:
Bluish, cv. 'Golden Toupee' has golden-green leaves and tan flowers, a much smaller plant than the species ( to15-20cm high) cv. 'Pepindale Blue' is similiar to the species but with intense blue foliage
Colour in Fall:
Nine major veins
- not used (off campus)
- (NCA) Not Currently Available : not used