Slender Creeping Red Fescue

  • Shines Brightly in Salty Coastal Areas
  • Excellent Spring Green-up
  • Rich Green Color
  • Fine Leaf Texture
  • Goopd Turf Density

Lighthouse Slender Creeping Red Fescue


Lighthouse Slender creeping red fescue shines in salt regions such as coastal areas. Along with its rich green color, fine leaf texture and good turf density, Lighthouse also has excellent spring greenup and drought resistance to enhance your landscape.


Shade Adaptation: 

Lighthouse tolerates shade better than many fine fescues and outcompeted other slender creeping red fescues in a company shade trial in North Idaho. Lighthouse is an excellent choice for maritime turf in areas where shade is an issue.


Salt Tolerance:

Lighthouse tolerates salt like other slender creeping red fescues, making it a natural choice for areas with salt issues. 



Lighthouse has short rhizomes, which allows it the ability to repair itself after injury. This feature also increases Lighthouse’s ability to keep weeds at bay. 


Wide Range of Adaptation:

Lighthouse has good performance in turf and has been tested in variable environments including Maryland and Idaho. In company turf trials Lighthouse has shown improved adaption compared to other varieties of its kind. 


Non-Mown Low Maintenance Areas:

Lighthouse is an excellent choice for non‐mown areas. Lighthouse’s breeding stock was shown to have superb aesthetic appeal. In a company trial meant to evaluate seed head appearance, Lighthouse had one of the highest ratings for aesthetic appeal over other fescues.


Excellent Turf Quality:

Lighthouse was the darkest variety in company turf trials when compared to competitor slender creeping red fescues. Darker color means more photosynthetic punch, giving Lighthouse an advantage over the competition. 

Overseeding (per 1,000 sq. ft.)
6-10 lbs.
Unmown Areas
20-40 lbs/acre