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
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun

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
Spread: 8-10 in
Price Level 1: $6.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8
Price Level 2: 5 for $30~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Edging
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Container

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Groundhog Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Blue

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Dry Soil

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' looks great with: