Festuca ovina var. duriuscula, Gladiator
Hard Fescue, Gladiator
Fine-leaved cool season bunchgrass; used for reclamation and roadway revegetation where short vegetation is essential; good wildflower companion crop.
General Product Information:
Item Number: FESOVI15
Species Type: Naturalized
Erosion Control & Revegetation, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Lawn & Turfgrass Sites
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Smooth rounded leaves.
Habitat: Low fertility well-drained soils.
Bloom Period: May to August
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Height: Up to 2.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 4.5 – 8.5
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 565,000
Seeding Rate: Up to 25 lb in a wildflower mix