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Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Switch Grass - Poaceae (The Grass Family)
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Switch Grass - Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' is a dramatic switch grass forming vertical pillars of metallic blue foliage.
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' is a dramatic switch grass forming vertical pillars of metallic blue foliage.


 
15cm
Price: $14.99
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Sun
Height: 4-6'
Width: 2-3'
Flower Colour: Blue

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 2080
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Description Fine Print
 
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' is a dramatic switch grass with a strongly upright habit forming vertical pillars of metallic blue foliage to four feet high. In summer the plants are topped with blue and pink, airy inflorescences that form a beautiful textural cloud. Looks amazing mass planted or as a specimen to add an exclamation point to the perennial border. Photo: Walters Gardens.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Blue, Pink
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Prairies and in openings and savannas throughout the eastern United States. It is one of the co-dominant grass species of the original tallgrass prairie.
  • Geographical Origin: North America
  • BC Native: No

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