California Fescue

California Fescue

Festuca california

Neat loose clumps of evergreen leaves are bright green; late spring flower stems display small tan flowers on 4′ stems. Often found on north-facing slopes, this grass benefits from protection from hot sun. Evergreen in most areas, with growth in the cool season.

Uses:  part shade plantings, under trees or among perennials. Can be naturalized in coastal climates.

Zone 7-11

Sun to Part Shade

Height 24-30′