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Festuca mairei

Festuca mairei
SKU: 52366
No longer available this season.
Moroccan Fescue is a large growing bunch grass that flowers in late spring with slender spikes of tawny brown flowers. Durable and long lived, this beauty is distinct and beautiful. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Festuca mairei
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Evergreen
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36" tall


36" tall x 36" wide. (Division propagated). A stunning, cool season ornamental grass from the mountains of Morocco, Mt. Atlas Fescue grows as a large, mounding, green leaved plant. In cold climates, it will be your first big ornamental grass to bloom, pushing up a profusion of graceful slender flower spikes in late spring. A durable, long-lived species that is fully evergreen in mild winter climates. Our plants are propagated from divisions of a single original plant to minimize reseeding in mild climates like CA and OR. Most soil types including clay. Plant with tall Sedums and Russian Sage.