Switch Grass Heavy Metal

Botanical Name: Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'


Sensational metallic blue color! Airy flower and seed heads look like a shimmery cloud in autumn. Pair with white flowers to intensify the color of the blue foliage.
  • Super showy native prairie grass
  • Fantastic blue foliage color will be the highlight of any garden
  • Very dependable and easy to grow
  • Great for rain gardens
  • Attracts songbirds
  • Drought tolerant, once established
  • Deer resistant
  • Blooms (plumes) late summer into fall
  • Full Sun
  • 3' tall and wide: 5' tall in flower
  • Perennial
  • Zone: 5 to 9

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