Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'


'Heavy Metal' Switchgrass has blue-green foliage that is very upright, with attractive seedheads appearing in July and lasting throughout the winter. One of the earliest Switchgrasses introduced to the trade like all the Panicums this is an important seed source to feed winter birds.  Selected by Kurt Bluemel.

  • Category: Grasses
  • Alternate Cultivar: Heavy Metal
  • Hardiness Zone: 4
  • Height: 48 Inches
  • Spread: 24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Ivory/Buff


Qty Description Comments Future Crop Future Crop Ready Date
1 Panicum virgatum Heavy Metal #1 (NATIVE-blue-green foliage) Login for pricing
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