Blue switch Grass

Panicum virgatum Northwind
Latin Name: Panicum virgatum Northwind
Moisture/Zone: Average
Flower Colour: Brown
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Blue-green
Position: Full sun

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.