Panicum Virgatum Heavy metal


Panicum Virgatum Heavy metal. Some of the taller Switch grasses can become floppy, but 'Heavy Metal' is shorter and the foliage is very upright. It is well-suited to the border. Foliage is upright and blue-green blades.Flowers from late July or Aug until frost; 125-150 cm tall.



Plant in full sun; prefers moist fertile soil, but adapts to a wide range of soil conditions.


General Ornamental Grass Planting care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.