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Panicum virgatum 'Dallas Blues'

Dallas Blues Switchgrass

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Item #: 3363

Zones: 4a to 9b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 60" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 2 qt. (1.9 L)

(USPP 11,202 expired) Named after the Cowboys who were defeated by the Redskins on national TV...just kidding, this Ken and Linda Smith selection of our native switchgrass is among the most stunning forms ever selected. Originally found in Dallas, Texas, it has grown equally well in the cold Midwest. Panicum 'Dallas Blues' makes an upright deer-resistant clump of pendent, powder-blue foliage to 5' tall, topped in early fall with stunning plumes of reddish purple. The flower heads are unlike any other panicum, as the flowers appear in distinct layers. Even without the foliage, these plumes are just waiting to become a flower arrangement. We predict certain stardom for this grass!