DIY Network

Beautiful Flowers and Shrubs

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

More in Outdoors

Dwarf Fescue(2 of 14)

Prune to 3-4 inches before new growth appears; divide every few years
Plant in full sun for better foliage color
Plant in average to poor, but well-drained soil; drought tolerant
Height 12 inches: Width: 12 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 4-8(9):
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; plants may languish in this zone.

Next Photo: Stella D'Oro Daylily

Advertisement