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Panicum virgatum Heavy Metal or Switch Grass


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Named after its’ blue/grey foliage, which takes on an almost metallic look during spring and summer, Panicum virgatum Heavy Metal produces strong, upright standing stems which maintain their shape during wind and heavy rain. With foliage taking on a brighter yellow colour as autumn approaches, Panicum virgatum Heavy Metal will also produce short-lived clusters of small purple flowers.

Important Features of Panicum virgatum Heavy Metal:

Max. Height: 1.5m

Max. Spread: 0.75m

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Plant Type Grasses
Family Gramineae
Genus Panicum
Species virgatum
Variety Heavy Metal
Ultimate Height 1-1.5m
Ultimate Spread 30cm-1m
Habit Tufted
Soil Moisture Moist, Well-Drained Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Site Conditions Full Sun
Foliage Type Deciduous
Season of Interest Summer, Autumn
Foliage Colour Blue, Grey
Flower Colour Purple
Flowering Season August, September
Hardiness Fully Hardy
EAN/GTIN 7000000004490
Pre-Order Message 1-2 Day Lead Time Before Dispatch


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