Panicum virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’

Switch Grass

Zone 4

Full Sun- Part Shade

5'H 2'W

Clumping, upright, stiff, warm season grass with blue leaves. Foliage turns yellow in the fall and beige in the winter. Panicles of finely-textured flowers emerge in fall and turn to rusty tan for winter color. Will spread slightly via rhizomes. Tolerant of drought, erosion, dry or wet soil, and air pollution.