Festuca ovina var. duriuscula, Gladiator
Hard Fescue, Gladiator
A fine-leaved cool season bunchgrass; used for reclamation and roadway revegetation where short vegetation is essential; a 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: Rounded smooth leaves.
Habitat: Low fertility well-drained soils.
Bloom Period: May to August
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Height: Up to 2.6 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: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.