Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) 'Prairie Sky'

Panicum virgatum ‘Prairie Sky’ is much admired for its steely blue foliage. Mature plants are statuesque and crowned with airy summer flower panicles. In late evening, the tiny silvery spikelets seem to dance above the foliage. Winter leaves and seeds develop a soothing sandy brown color. This handsome grass thrives in prairie type settings or in sunny gardens with moist, average or dry soils.

Winterhardy cool season perennial
Height 120/160 cm
Width 80-100 cm
Spacing 45 cm / 4-6 pc/m2
Flowering time VIII-X
Site sunny or partially shaded, dry or medium moisture well drained soil.
Use  groups
Propagation dividing the clump
Cutting back  spring
Availability 2020 spring plant    
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