1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
785.594.2966

blue switch grass

Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

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Metalic blue leaves, strictly upright. Never leans or flops, even in heavy rain. Pink tones in inflorescence. Fine specimen with yellow autumn color. Clump spread of 2-3′.

NATIVE TO NORTH AMERICA MINUS WESTERN COASTAL STATES.

Panicum is a larval host for skipper butterflies and overwintering host for bees and other pollinators.