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Festuca idahoensis 'Muse Meadow'

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Species Name: Festuca idahoensis 'Muse Meadow'
Common Name: Muse Meadow Idaho fescue

A beautiful fescue selection with dark blue-green leaves and pinkish flowering seedheads.

Plant Family: Poaceae
Plant Type: Grass (cool season)
Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Tufted bunchgrass
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Produces seedhead
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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Other Names
  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: Gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.
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