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Sheep Fescue, Blue Fescue, Green Fescue
Scientific Name: Festuca ovina L.
Family: Poaceae
Sheep Fescue, Blue Fescue, Green Fescue (Festuca  ovina) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 4-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -30F (-35C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Europe

Growth Habits: Perennial grass, up to 10 inches tall (25 cm)

Watering Needs: Needs regular water in the low desert areas. Little water everywhere else

Propagation: Division, seeds

Doesn't tolerate foot traffic

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 271. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.

Blooming Habits:
Blooms in spring

Fruiting Habits:

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