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Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - AGM

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Panicum virgatum
'Heavy Metal'
(Switch Grass)

This large growing deciduous grass is perfect for a sunny spot, produces a large tuft of metallic blue grey foliage to around 90cm through late spring and into summer with large panicles of purple flower spikes on stems to 120cm in height in summer, the flowers fade to a golden brown colour in late summer along with the foliage making for an impressive autumn display

  • Height: Flowering to 1.2m
  • Spread: Easily maintained to 1m
  • Foliage Colour: Narrow, blade like blue-grey
  • Flower Colour: White tinged purple panicles fading to golden brown 
  • Soil Type: Well drained, sandy, loam, chalk
  • Position: Full Sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy H5 (-10)
  • Type: Deciduous Grass

Perfect for the mid to back of border, this grass also has wonderful blonde flower heads in autumn.

Hardy, deciduous grass

Supplied in either a 9cm pot or 2 Litre pot, please select from the drop down menu when ordering.