Annual and herbaceous plants with elongated, very thin leaves and conical inflorescences in summer.
Latin name: Festuca glauca
They grow in moderately moist, moderately fertile soils, in full sun.
Grown mostly for their ornamental, blue-tinged foliage and scarcely for their inflorescences.
Plant in groups and arrangements or in flowerpots.
Divide and replant every 2 or 3 years with a view to maintaining the brightness of the foliage.
Ideal for bordering turfs with a view to creating contrast.
Easily propagated by division.
No disease problems.
Evergreen, herbaceous perennial with glaucous foliage. It is the most commonly cultivated species of the genus.