sheep's fescue

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Synonyms for sheep's fescue

cultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grass

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INCA commented that "blast furnace slag might seem an unusual addition to a nature conservation project, but being a low nutrient alkaline substrate it encourages growth of Bird's-foot Trefoil and Sheep's Fescue, the larval food plant of the Dingy Skipper and Grayling butterflies respectively".
MAKE the most of a south-facing hot spot with drought-busting plants planted through a textured carpet of tufts of grassy silver-leaved Sheep's Fescue, Festuca ovina, dotted with the spiky foxtail-like fronds of Meyersii asparagus fern from your houseplant collection.
Aside from the hundreds of robust specimens of prickly lettuce, even the plants that are supposed to be there look weedy, especially the burgundy fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Atropurpureum') and the pale blue sheep's fescue (Festuca ovina 'Glauca').
Sheep's fescue, in the Valley, simply cannot stand more than half a day's sun, at most, yet in the library planting it gets all-day sun.
Other ornamental plants in our area that are labeled as weeds elsewhere include butterfly bush (Buddleia), baby's breath (Gypsophila), and sheep's fescue (Festuca ovina).