any grass of the genus Festuca,
chiefly characterized by tufted blades and spikelets, comprising the fescues
Festuca (fescue) is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the grass family,
Poaceae (subfamily Pooideae). They are evergreen or herbaceous perennial
Culture. Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun.
Tolerates light shade, but best foliage color is in full sun. Tolerant of drought and
General; Images; Classification; Subordinate Taxa; Related Links; Wildlife.
Festuca L. Show All Show Tabs fescue. Image of Festuca ...
Festuca are notable ornamental (and cultivated pasture) grasses with densely
tufted, evergreen foliage in shades ranging from chalky blue to deep green.
... Wetland; Related Links. Festuca brevipila Tracey Show All Show Tabs hard
fescue. Image of Festuca brevipila ... Festuca trachyphylla. Fact Sheet (pdf) (doc).
Blue Festuca Grass. Festuca ovina glauca. Colors vivid in sun -- does well in
poor soil A handsome and different ground cover. Grows in grassy, tuft-like
Festuca hallii (Vasey) Piper, plains rough fescue [14,60]. Northern and plains
rough fescue are tetraploids, whereas mountain rough fescue is octaploid [2,3].
Festuca mairei. Atlas Fescue USDA 5. This long-lived evergreen clumping grass
is one of my go-to grasses for making meadows in a Mediterranean climate.