Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Festuca rubra Molete
Creeping red fescue

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A selection of red fescue that’s a bit greener than other types. Red fescue naturally occurs through out the state (Ventura County too) ¬†Excellent for lawn substitute or meadow garden. H less then 1′ and slowly spreading. Grass flowers a bit higher (+1′). Will naturalize and in summer give it 2x month watering to keep it green.

 

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Festuca rubra Molete

Common Name

Creeping red fescue

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Grass

Growth Rate

Moderate growth rate

Mature Size

under 1' tall × spreading wide

Flower Color

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun / Filtered Sun / Part Shade

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
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