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CA Native Grasses
Blue Fescue Grass
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Festuca glauca 'Blue Glow'CA Native
BLUE FESCUE
Uses: Rock gardens, containers, edgings or mass plantings. This clumping grass has intense silver- blue foliage. Attractive in Asian-themed gardens. Can be divided.
Sun Exposure
Full sun/part shade
Water Requirements
Average to dry
Soil Preference
Normal, sandy or clay
Height & Width
12" -18" x 12"-18"
Flowers
Summer; Brown stalks
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
Deer Grass
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Muhlenbergia rigensCA Native
DEER GRASS
Uses: Erosion control; for texture; as mass plantings; with wildflowers; as food, cover, nesting material for wildlife.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Dry to semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sand to clay
Height & Width
To 3' x 4'
Flowers
Summer; 4' plumes
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
Giant Wild Rye Grass
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Elymus condensatus "Canyon Prince" CA Native
GIANT WILD RYE
Uses: Upright blue-gray clumping grass, accent plant, tall border. Blue flower spikes 6" tall. Cover for lizards.
Sun Exposure
Sun to part sun
Water Requirements
Semi-dry to semi-moist
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
To 4' x 4'
Flowers
Spring; Blue
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 


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