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Panicum Virgatum Dallas Blues

  • Linda and Kenneth Smith
  • 2016 Great Plants of the Great Plains Grass of the Year

‘Dallas Blues’ is noted for its grayed blue-green foliage, dense habit, unusually large flower panicles, late flowering, and rich winter foliage color. It typically grows to 5’ tall. Grayed blue-green foliage is wider than most panicums, and foliage turns attractive shades of rust brown to warm tan in winter.

Prefers full sun, but will survive in partial shade with reduced flowering.  Grows in any soil with adequate drainage.

  • Common Name Switch Grass
  • Variety Dallas Blues
  • Zone Zone 4
  • Mature Size 6'H x 3'W
  • Bloom Time Fall through Winter
  • Plant Type Grasses
  • Flower Color Purple-Gray