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Plant Details

Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

Switch Grass
Exposure: Part Shade
Plant Category: Ornamental Grasses & Bamboo
Height: Minimum 2 feet , Maximum 4 feet
Width: Minimum 2 feet , Maximum 3 feet
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Young glaucous blue blades mature to a shiny, metallic blue, extending vertically from dense blue stems. When in bloom it becomes one of the most delicate of the grasses. Feathery red inflorescences, gradually fade to silver and reach to 16" above the dense foliage. Fall color is bright yellow.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:27 PM

One of the most handsome switch grasses (Greenlee), the stiff metal-blue leaves of this 3-4' spreader turn bright yellow in fall ; are topped by attractive flower heads "stunning in fresh ; dried arrangements". Sun/Med-Dry

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Highland Meadow Nursery Inc. Molalla, OR Email now 503-651-3810 Container: X
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  • Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 2
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  • McKinnon Nursery Gervais, OR Email now 503-792-3170 Container: 2
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  • Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Container: X
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  • Sidhu & Sons Nursery Ltd. Mission, BC Email now 604-826-3537 Container: X