Drought-Tolerant, Low Maintenance Red Fescue

Celestial Strong Creeping Red Fescue represents an advanced generation of synthetic fine fescue cultivars that promise to expand greatly the usage of this species. At home in sun or partial shade, Celestial represents that best in low maintenance turfs for use in home lawns, parks, and golf courses.

Because of its fine leaf texture and darkest of green colors, it is highly recommended that Celestial be included in mixtures with Perennial Ryegrass and Kentucky bluegrass up to 40%.

Celestial shows strong seedling vigor upon emergence and was rated at the top of its class in spring green-up, and spring & summer density. It has the best winter color and is resistant to many turf diseases such as leaf spot and red thread … all proven through NTEP trial results in which Celestial rated #1!


In environmentally sensitive areas or on golf course roughs for that “dunes” look, Celestial was the top rated fine fescue when rated under non-mowed conditions, making it do “double-duty” as an ornamental grass!

twca-logoThe qualification of Celestial by the Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance (TWCA) represents is a continuation of TMI’s commitment through our AquaWise program to continue to offer improved seed performance for our distribution partners, as well as leading the industry in environmentally responsible solutions.

Key Benefits:

  • Low Maintenance Requirements
  • Low Input Requirements
  • Drought-Tolerance
  • Summer & Winter Color

Celestial Strong Creeping Red Fescue is a TWCA qualified turfgrass well suited for seed mixes intended for golf courses, as well as residential and park landscaping.

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