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Panicum amarum Dewey Blue

Switch Grass / Beach Grass

A native selected for its glaucous blue foliage and graceful, fountain-like habit, this is a favorite for coastal plantings as well as average gardens. Airy, bluish tinted, light beige flowers emerge in fall and remain through the winter. Deer resistant.


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Status: Ready
Availability: Available
$17.49
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  • Category:Grasses
  • Hardiness Zone:2-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Tan, White

Plants spread via underground rhizomes. Tolerant of drought and wet soils.  It is adapted to dry, sterile locations where it plays an important role in stabilizing the soil. Also suited for rain gardens.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
August
September
Foliage Color
Blue