‘Beyond Blue’ Festuca

Festuca glauca 'Beyond Blue' PP23307 Home » The Collection » ‘Beyond Blue’ Most Festucas lose their blue color over the summer, but not Beyond Blue. This versatile grass tolerates cold, heat, humidity, low water, poor soils…even deer.
‘Beyond Blue’ Festuca
'Beyond Blue' Festuca Portrait 'Beyond Blue' Festuca Habit
Feature Intense, powder blue foliage, year-round
USDA Zones Hardy to -25° USDA Zones 4
Sunset Zones 1-24
Special Features Deer Resistant, Easy Care
Landscape Use Border, Container, Garden Bed, Groundcover, Slope
Exposure Full coastal sun to part shade in hotter climates
Flowering Season None
Dimensions 9-12" H x 18" W
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Well-drained soils
Fertilizer Fertilize in spring
Pruning None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full sun to part shade in hotter climates
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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