Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Switch grass variety

Image of Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Switch grass variety
Image of Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Switch grass variety
Image of Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Switch grass variety
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Alternate Image of Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Switch grass variety
Alternate Image of Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' - Switch grass variety
  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for sun

The blue-green leaves of this variety form strong, upright clumps of foliage in the border. In late summer, airy panicles of flowers appear which have a pinkish hue and turn to gold as they mature.

Prefers a well-drained soil in sun.

Height: 30 - 60 inches / 75 - 150cm

Spread: 18 - 30 inches / 45 - 75cm

Contact Us For Availability

This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.

Delivery Options

Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. Postage and packing charges depend on the size and quantity of plants you buy. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Thursday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend.

  • Click And Collect

    Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.