Plant name: ‘Elijah Blue’ fescue
Botanical name: Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’
Virtues: This low-growing ornamental grass offers great texture and color in its fine silver-blue foliage.
Flower: Light green blooms on erect stems in early summer.
Foliage: Needle-like, reflective, silver-blue
Habit: Foliage forms a tuft 6 to 8 inches tall and wide.
Season: Spring through early winter; year-round in milder zones.
Cultivation: Full sun. Dry to medium well-drained soil. Tolerates drought and poor soil. Plant close together if using as a ground cover. USDA Zones 4–¬8.