Slender Creeping Red Fescue (Festuca rubra litoralis) is a perennial plant that grows all year round in most conditions. In the summer months the grass will reach a maximum height of 20cm and upwards. It will also appear bolder in colour and have more spikelets and flowers then, when compared to the colder seasons.
Being a native species to the UK, Slender Creeping Red Fescue is a hardy grass and will grow in all climates. The grass grows naturally in pH neutral or acidic soils and has a certain tolerance to salt. Because of this it is mainly found on roadsides, roundabouts, parks and other urban areas. This species also has a higher tolerance for drought and shade conditions.