Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

Heavy Metal Switchgrass

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Grass
Growth Rate - Clumping form
Mature Height - 5'
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Strong pink tones in florescences
Fruit -
Leaf - Strongly glaucous-blue and strictly upright
Fall Color - Bright yellow, then tan in winter
Bark -
Other Features - Stems never lean or flop even in heavy rains
Possible Use - Accent plant
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Plant in full sun to light shade. Zones 5-9
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects - Prone to foliar rust disease in hot, moist summers
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 165
Bed 172

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.