Dry Shade Plants - FESTUCA RUBRA PATRICKS POINT
FESTUCA RUBRA PATRICKS POINT
Festuca rubra 'Patrick's Point'
Patrick's Point Red Fescue
A coastal semi-evergreen grass that forms spreading, rolling clumps. Can be mowed to 1 - 2 inches. Sweeping, fine-textured leaf blades are vibrant silvery-blue. Tall flower heads age to amber-tan. Blooms in summer. Native to North America and Eurasia, including California. Tolerates more shade than other fescues.
USDA zones: 5 - 10
Sunset zones: A2, A3; 1 - 10, 14 - 24
Mature size: 6 - 12 inches high and spreading
Light needs: light shade, full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water