Dewey Blue Bitter Switchgrass

Dewey Blue Bitter Switchgrass

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Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'

Noted for its attractive blue foliage and fountain-like form. Blue-tinged flowers appear in late summer to early Autumn, followed by beige seed heads that persist well into winter.

Divide only in early Spring when new growth is about 12" height

Grows primarily in clumps, but may slowly spread by creeping rhizomes.

*Deer Resistant

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Foliage Type Winter Dormant
Height 2' - 4'
Spread 1' - 4'
Shape Clump-forming
Primary Foliage Color Bluish-green Long, Thin & Wispy in the Wind
Seasonal Foliage Color Winter Dormant
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Powder Blue (late Summer-early Autumn)
Spacing Between
20" - 30" apart
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 7