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G10-Grasses - Ornamental #1 Grass Panicum virg Heavy Metal/Switch

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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'--COMMON NAME: Blue Switch Grass-- GARDEN SIZE: 3-4 ft. x 2-3 ft.; 5 ft. in bloom-- USDA ZONE: 4-10-- EXPOSURE: Full Sun to Part Sun-- SEASON OF ACTIVITY: Warm Season-- WATER & SOIL: Average to moist, well-drained soil; Can handle a variety of soil conditions-- HABIT (FORM): Upright clumps that slowly spread by rhizomes-- FOLIAGE: Perennial; Olive green to bluish-green blades that quickly turn a metallic-blue. Progress to a golden brown in the fall-- BLOOM TIME & COLOR: July to August; Brown seed heads with a reddish-pinkish hue-- CARE: Leave stalks throughout fall and winter for interest and crown protection. Cut clumps back to approximately 6-8 inches from the ground in late winter (Late February/Early March) before new growth begins to push up. If you miss the window and new growth begins, cut back to just approve where new growth is apparent--

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