Stiff in its boots!
Come rain or wind or storm, Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' will never bend over.
This switch grass forms attractive, very stiff and upright clumps that can grow up to 1.5m high including the inflorescences.
Straight stalks and inflorescences, Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' also has another quality. Its foliage is glaucous in the spring and summer, turning straw yellow in autumn.
In the cottage garden we like to combine it with plants whose habits are rounded or flexible to provide contrasts.
In a contemporary garden, create a landscape classic by planting Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' in a chessboard pattern.
It gives structure to a mixed border.
Grow in the sun in ordinary soil, which can be poor and dry.
- 0,7 litre pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 6-10
- Height: 100 cm to 130cm
- Plant spacing: 90 cm
- Flower colour:
- Flowering period:
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