Festuca idahoensis, Blue Fescue
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Densely tufted bunchgrass with fine basal foliage of a lovely blue-green, growing 2' tall. It is ranked highly as forage and is well known as an ornamental. Sun or shade. Larval food plant for Lindsey's skipper butterfly. Typical native grass associates in the far west coastal prairies are California oatgrass, tufted hairgrass and purple needlegrass. A stand of this grass makes a good place for a luxurious nap.
Seeding rate: 8 to 10 lbs/acre