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Switch Grass/ Heavy Metal

  • Has metallic-blue foliage and a columnar form
  • Red fall color
  • Leave intact through winter for interest and to protect the crown
  • Cut back in early spring before new shoots emerge
Scientific Name:
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'
Zone: 4
Mature Height: 3'
Mature Spread: 2-3'
Size:
Small
Bloom Time:
Summer
Fruiting:
None
Fall Color:
Red
Attributes:

Full Sun

Semi-Shade

Moderate Water

Deer Resistant

Rabbit Resistant