Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'®
The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® is a perennial plant that belongs to the' Poacea ' grass family . The plant is also often called blue sheep grass.
The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® is the bluest sheep grass in all of Europe, you will not find it bluer!
When the Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® is fully grown, it will certainly be 40 cm in size!
Beautiful spikes emerge from the crop in May.
Our regular grower for grasses is a grower who values sustainable cultivation. They are MPS A + / SQ / GAP certified
MPS A + stands for: MPS (Environmental Program Floriculture) and A + is the strictest version.
The MPS - ABC certificate or environmental certificate works as a yardstick that demonstrates how environmentally friendly business operations are within a company. The standards and values that you as a grower must meet are drawn up by MPS and checked annually.
SQ stands for: Socially Qualified (SQ)
The MPS - SQ certificate focuses on the social aspects of business operations.
With this certificate the grower can prove that there is a healthy and safe working environment within the company. This certificate also meets all (inter) national requirements in the field of working conditions.
GAP stands for: Good Agricultural Practice (GAP)
The MPS - GAP certificate is aimed at the sustainable aspect.
Traceability, environment, safety and hygiene are the pillars of this certificate.
It indicates that the grower's products are made safe and sustainable and are easily traceable.
This certificate meets the conditions of the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI 2020).
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 discolour to a green color.
A moist root ball is sufficient to keep this Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® satisfied.
This ornamental grass loves the sun! The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® is the most pleasant place for a sunny spot!
The Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® flowers in May / June with green spikes that discolor to light brown.
Freezing cold down to -18 ° is no problem for the Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'®, this will stand the grass perfectly.
Twice a year a little lawn feeding is enough.
Remove the withered leaf & ears after the winter.
Will be 35-40 cm high.
Plants per m²:
5 plants per m² - 30 cm apart
Combine the following types of ornamental grasses in a planter or border the Festuca glauca 'Intense Blue'® for a colorful whole:
Festuca glauca 'AmiGold'® with
Festuca glauca 'AmiGreen'®
Deschampsia flexuosa 'AmiLime'®