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Friday - June 01, 2007

From: orlando, FL
Region: Southeast
Topic: Non-Natives
Title: Availability of non-native Elijah blue fescue
Answered by: Damon Waitt

QUESTION:

I'm looking for Elijah blue fescue. Do you sell?

ANSWER:

No, we only sell seeds for a few native Texas wildflower species. According to Floridata, Elijah Blues Fescue is native to Europe. At the bottom of the Floridata record is a list of several nurseries that carry it.

 

 

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