Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'
Common name: Switchgrass 'Northwind'
Bold bluish-green foliage, turning a bright yellow in fall.
In mid-summer, large airy beige plumes appear above the foliage.
Use in borders, mass plantings, and as a specimen.
Height: 5-6' (With plumes)
Exposure: Full sun to part
Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.