Blue switch Grass
Upright foliage is glaucus blue-green, a sturdy plant that stands up well through the winter months. Attractive narrow plumes are held erect above the folige. Stems never lean or flop, even in heavy rains. Turns yellow/orange in autumn. Provides important winter cover for birds. Plant in full sun in well drained soil. Height to 1.5 m. Trim back old foliage in early spring. Hardy, clump forming perennial.