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Scientific Name: Festuca valesiaca 'Nefer'
Pronunciation: fess-TEW-kuh vay-lee-ZYE-ih-kuh
Common Name: Nefer fescue
Family Name: Poaceae
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like)
Key ID Features: Clump forming; leaves very narrow, 1-1.5 mm wide x 20-25 cm long, bluish-green; turquoise-green in winter.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching, Spreading
Form: Mounded, Round
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Fall interest, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Hanging basket, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google
Nefer fescue
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Grass-like
Arrangement: Alternate, Basal
Texture/ Venation: Parallel venation
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green, Silver / Grayish
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Panicle-like, Spikelet
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:0
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Green, Yellow
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

Fruit Type: Grain (caryopsis)
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Not showy

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Seed, Division - above ground parts, Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Drought resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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