Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'®
The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® is a perennial plant belonging to the grass family' Poacea '. The plant is also often referred to as blue sheep grass.
The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® is the bluest sheep grass in all of Europe, you won't find it bluer!
When the Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® is fully grown, it will certainly grow to a size of 40 cm!
In May, beautiful spikes emerge from the crop.
Our permanent grower for the grasses is a grower who considers sustainable cultivation of paramount importance. They are MPS A + / SQ / GAP certified
MPS A + stands for: MPS Natural Protected. (A + is the strictest version)
MPS Natural Protected is an MPS-A or MPS-A + qualification in combination with plant protection products that are only allowed in EKO cultivation. It is a unique standard in the world and is a measure of the extent to which business operations are environmentally friendly .
SQ stands for: MPS Socially Qualified (SQ)
Contains requirements in the field of health, safety and working conditions.
MPS GAP stands for: MPS-GAP have formulated requirements for production in the areas of: Traceability, environment, safety and hygiene. MPS-GAP is the next step after MPS-ABC on the road to sustainability.
Originally from the South of France.
The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® does not like wet feet.
With too much water, the Intense blue crop can change to a green color.
A damp root ball is sufficient to keep this Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® satisfied.
This ornamental grass loves the sun! The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® prefers a sunny spot!
The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® flowers in May / June with green spikes that turn to light brown.
Freezing cold down to -18 ° is no problem for the Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'®, it withstands the grass perfectly.
Some lawn food twice a year is sufficient.
Remove the withered leaves & ears after winter.
Gets 35-40 cm high.
Plants per m²:
5 plants per m² - 30 cm apart
In a planter or border, combine the Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® the following types of ornamental grasses for a colorful whole:
Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® with
Festuca glauca 'AmiGreen'®
Deschampsia flexuosa 'AmiLime'®