Fern Athyrium niponicum Fern Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Japanese Painted Fern

Fern Polystichum polyblepharum Fern Polystichum polyblepharum

Tassel Fern

Delosperma cooperi Delosperma cooperi

Ice Plant

Dianthus gratianopolitanus Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'

Cheddar Pinks

Gaura Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink'

Wandflower

Phlox subulata Phlox subulata 'Fort Hills'

Creeping Phlox

Phlox subulata Phlox subulata 'Crimson Beauty'

Creeping Phlox

Verbena bonariensis Verbena bonariensis

Brazilian Verbena

Verbena canadensis Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

Creeping Vervain

Panicum virgatum Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

Switchgrass

Panicum virgatum Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Switch Grass

Pennisetum setaceum Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Purple-leaved Fountain Grass

Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

Coneflower

Heuchera micrantha Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'

Palace Purple Coral Bells

Gaura lindheimeri Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'

Gaura

Miscanthus sinensis Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

Zebra Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Dwarf Fountain Grass

Pennisetum alopecuroides Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny'

Fountain Grass

Coreopsis verticillata Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'

Threadleaf Coreopsis

Euphorbia robbiae Euphorbia robbiae

Robb's Spurge

Heuchera Heuchera 'Obsidian'

Coral Bells

Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

Dwarf Purple Coneflower

Coreopsis hybrid Coreopsis hybrid 'Jethro Tull'

Tickseed

Achillea X Achillea X 'Moonshine'

Moonshine Yarrow

Echinacea Echinacea 'Tiki Torch'

Coneflower

Solidago Solidago 'Little Lemon'

Little Lemon Goldenrod

Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea 'Hot Papaya'

Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea 'PowWow Wildberry'

Echinacea

Euphorbia x martinii Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow'

Cushion Spurge

Gaura lindheimeri Gaura lindheimeri 'Passionate Rainbow'

Wandflower

Echinacea Echinacea 'Tomato Soup'

Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea 'Raspberry Truffle'

Double purple coneflower

Eupatorium Eupatorium 'Phantom'

Joe Pye Weed

Achillea millefolium Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight'

Yarrow

Echinacea Echinacea 'Solar Flare'

Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea Echinacea purpurea 'Cheyenne Spirit'

Cone Flower

Coreopsis Coreopsis 'Lil' Bang Starlight'

Tickseed

Rudbeckia ful. var. deamii Rudbeckia ful. var. deamii

Deam's Black Eyed Susan

Heucherella Heucherella 'Solar Eclipse'

Foamy Bells

Heuchera Heuchera 'Carmencita'

Coral Bells

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Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

Switchgrass

A cultivar of an American native prairie grass which features spectacular, metallic-blue foliage. Auburn panicles and seed heads are fine-textured and airy. Beautiful as a specimen or for naturalizing. Plumes are effective for winter interest.

Height:

36-42 Inches

Spacing:

36" (91 cm)

Additional:

Prefers well-drained soil.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Auburn.

Panicum (pah'-ni-kum)

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Switch Grass

Native warm season prairie grasses forming clumps of upright foliage with clouds of airy seed heads. Beautiful as a specimen or for naturalizing the landscape, and the plumes are excellent for cutting and if left uncut are very effective for winter intere

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Sun
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
For Clay Soils
For Bird Lovers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
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