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Festuca Cinerea Hybrid 'Uchte'

Blue fescue

Festuca Cinerea Hybrid 'Uchte'


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Product information "Festuca Cinerea Hybrid 'Uchte'"

Festuca cinerea 'Uchte' is a compact, small member of the genus of grasses. With its striking blue-green stalks and the pretty, yellowish, panicle-like flowers that appear in June/July, 'Uchte' is an interesting, colourful variety for every rock garden or heath bed.

The small, very compact clumps of Festuca cinerea 'Uchte' reach a size of about 30 cm and retain their blue colouration even in winter.
Because of the low nutrient requirements the best location is in light, well-drained soils, in gravel beds, rock gardens or in pots. Pruning in the spring promotes the compact habit.

Blue fescue can be planted with partners such as spurge, stonecrop and related grasses. 

Flower colour: Yellow, brown
Flowering period: Mid-summer
Height: 25 cm
Light requirements: Sun
Location: Rocky steppe, steppe heath
Evergreen: Evergreen
Leaf shape: Grass-like
Leaf colour: Bluish green
Spacing: 30 - 40 cm
Hardiness zone: 7
Use: House gardens, front gardens, rock gardens, container plantings, grave plantings, roof greening, ground cover
Speciality: Reseeds itself
Family: Poaceae (Gramineae)
Compatibility: Plant in groups
  • Flowering Period June, July
  • Final height 20cm to 40cm
  • Final width 15cm to 20cm
  • Available March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Use beds/borders, paths/rock walls/rock gardens, outdoors, for containers, for wild gardens, as a structural plant, for group plantings, as a specimen plant
  • Hardiness hardy
  • Soil dry, light, neutral, slightly acidic
  • Location full sun
  • Flower Colour brown, yellow
  • Leaf Colour grey-green, mixed/striped, green, blue

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