Blue-green leaves with chartreuse flowers that age to tan in color. Evergreen, mounded, ornamental grass that is excellent in landscapes, naturalizing, woodland gardens, rock gardens, as groundcover, containers, low-water gardens, borders etc. Drought tolerant and highly tolerant of urban pollution. It will even thrive in inner city environments.
Botanical Name: Festuca glauca ‘Freddy’
Common Name: Blue Fescue Grass, Ziergräser
Type: Herbaceous Evergreen Perennial
Flower Color: Chartreuse aging to tan
Foliage Color: Blue-green with hints of silvery-blue
Flowering Period: Summer to Fall
Plant Height: 16 in (40 cm)
Plant Width: 26 in (66 cm)
Light Requirements: Full sun
Water Requirements: Average to Dry
Soil Requirements: Average
USDA Zones: 4-8
Sowing Instructions (Cliff Notes Version): Germinate at 41-50 °F (5-10 °C), then 68-77 °F (20-25 °C) for an additional 3-5 weeks until germinated. Grow on at 50-65 °F (10-18 °C).