Dallas Blues Switchgrass
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - GrassGrowth Rate - Mature Height - 4'Mature Width - Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Flowers later than most of the other cultivars, usually in mid to late SeptemberFruit - Leaf - 0.75" to 1.5"; broad, powder blueFall Color - Changes from lavender-purple to deep purple-red to tawny in late fallBark - Other Features - Sturdy stems and inflorescences stand up well into winter. Distinct broad, steel-blue to gray-green foliage and dramatic purplish flower paniclesPossible 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 4-9Native Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Strength - Sturdy even through winter providing important cover for birdsWeakness -Plants of this taxon:
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.