Features steely-blue leaf color for a striking summer backdrop. Turns shimmery golden yellow in fall before making an elegant statement in the winter landscape.
Planting Partner variety for our “A Sunny Oasis for Pollinators to Visit” garden design.
Panicum (Switch Grass) 'Heavy Metal'
Cut back plants to 6" (15cm) in late winter, early spring, before new growth appears.
Midsummer through late fall, with winter interest if not cut back.
Sun, Part Shade
Approx. Winter Hardiness
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9