Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'
Common name: Switch grass 'Heavy Metal'
The metallic blue foliage has a nice upright shape.
The foliage turns to bright yellow in the fall.
In mid-summer airy pinkish-beige plumes appear above the foliage.
Use in mass plantings, screening, alongside ponds and in large containers.
Height: 5-6' (With plumes)
Exposure: Full sun
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.