Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Blue Fescue

Photo courtesy of Walters Garden Inc.

  • Soft blue, spiky foliage
  • Maintains color all season
  • Small clump forming grass
  • Wheat-like seed heads in summer
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ornamental Grass
Ornamental Grass
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Average Water
Average Water

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Does best in full sun with well drained soil.  Trim back to base in fall or early spring.  Divide in spring.

Height: 8-10 in
Spacing: 18 in
Price Level 1: $24.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue, Gold
Zone: 4-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Rock Garden
  • Focal Point
  • Low Maintenance
  • Edging
  • Ornamental Grass

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Blue

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Dry Soil

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' looks great with: