Panicum virgatum 'Dallas Blues'

Dallas Blues Switchgrass

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Grass
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - 4'
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Flowers later than most of the other cultivars, usually in mid to late September
Fruit -
Leaf - 0.75" to 1.5"; broad, powder blue
Fall Color - Changes from lavender-purple to deep purple-red to tawny in late fall
Bark -
Other Features - Sturdy stems and inflorescences stand up well into winter. Distinct broad, steel-blue to gray-green foliage and dramatic purplish flower panicles
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Grows in almost any soil, full sun to light shade. Higher than average drought tolerance, yet also withstands soggy soil. Propagate by division in spring. Zone 4-9
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects -
Strength - Sturdy even through winter providing important cover for birds
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 204
Bed 208
Bed 212
Bed 240
Bed 241

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Grass.
- Other plants of the family Poaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Panicum.
- Other plants of the species Panicum virgatum.