Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'
Common name: Switch grass 'Northwind'
Bold blueish-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.