Sheep Fescue (Festuca ovina/saximontana)
NOT READY UNTIL JUNE
A short bunch grass with blue-green leaves. Its reddish tinted seedheads appear in late June adding interest to your garden early in the season. Sheep's Fescue makes a very nice low border for landscaping and does especially well in gravel or sandy soil types.
Scientific Name: Festuca ovina/saximontana
Sun Exposure: full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: June
Height: 0.5 to 1 ft
Soil: dry to medium