Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

9cm pot £5.99
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3 × 9cm pots £17.97 £15.00
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Buy Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' switch grass: A fountain of metallic blue foliage

This grass dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of Growth: average
  • Flowering period: August and September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This deciduous ornamental fountain-like grass is renowned for its steely coloured blue-grey to blue-purple leaves, which form stiff, upright clumps that turn yellow in autumn. The late summer and early autumn, pink flowers add an airy elegance. One of our recommended plants, it's perfect for providing vertical interest in a sunny, well-drained new perennial border.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide congested colonies between mid-spring and summer

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A very beautiful looking grass with amazing autumnal colour. Not sure if it has survived the severe winter. Still waiting to see if new shoots appear from the base.

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