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Festuca glauca 'Blaufuchs' (Blue fescue 'Blaufuchs')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Festuca glauca 'Blaufuchs'

Other names: Blue fescue 'Blaufuchs', Festuca glauca 'Blue Fox'

Genus: Festuca Festuca

Variety or Cultivar: 'Blaufuchs' _ 'Blaufuchs' is a distinctive ornamental grass with steel-blue, needle-like foliage.


Festuca glauca 'Blaufuchs' is: Evergreen

Flower: Brown in Summer

Foliage: Blue-green, Spotted in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming, Compact

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Rust Rust

General care

Propagation: Divide in spring every 2 or 3 years. Can also be grown from seed in a cold frame at a likewise time.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Festuca glauca 'Blaufuchs' (Blue fescue 'Blaufuchs') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Rock

Cultivation: Soil does not need any particular richness will grow well in poor or moderately fertile soil with full exposure to wind and sun as long as the site is well drained.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Festuca glauca 'Blaufuchs'

Other names: Blue fescue 'Blaufuchs', Festuca glauca 'Blue Fox'

Genus: Festuca Festuca

Variety or Cultivar: 'Blaufuchs' _ 'Blaufuchs' is a distinctive ornamental grass with steel-blue, needle-like foliage.


Festuca glauca 'Blaufuchs' is: Evergreen

Flower: Brown in Summer

Foliage: Blue-green, Spotted in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming, Compact

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Rust

General care

Propagation: Divide in spring every 2 or 3 years. Can also be grown from seed in a cold frame at a likewise time.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Festuca glauca 'Blaufuchs' (Blue fescue 'Blaufuchs') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Rock

Cultivation: Soil does not need any particular richness will grow well in poor or moderately fertile soil with full exposure to wind and sun as long as the site is well drained.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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