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Botanical name: Festuca glauca 'Sea Urchin'
Other names: Blue fescue 'Sea Urchin'
Variety or cultivar: 'Sea Urchin' _ 'Sea Urchin' is an evergreen perennial that forms a dwarf mound of tufted, ornamental grass with steel blue foliage and insignificant flowers in summer.
Festuca glauca 'Sea Urchin' is: Evergreen
Flower: Grey, Blue, Insignificant or absent in Summer; Insignificant or absent, Pale-brown in Autumn
Foliage: Grey, Blue in All seasons
Habit: Clump-forming, Compact
Specific diseases: Rust
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...
Festuca glauca 'Sea Urchin' (Blue fescue 'Sea Urchin') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.4m 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.
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|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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