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Panicum Virgatum 'Dust Devil'
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Plant Type: Grasses

(Switch Grass) Neither wind or rain can knock down Panicum 'Dust Devil' PPAF.Switch Grass 'Dust Devil' PPAF grows well under less than ideal garden conditions. The blue-green to green foliage forms an upright, dense clump that flushes with a hint of deep purplish red in the fall. Wine purple flower panicles appear in late summer. 'Dust Devil' PPAF with it dense and durable foliage provides an important cover for birds during the coldest days of winter. This Switch Grass makes an excellent addition to Proven Winners® Perennials.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

lavender pink

Foliage Color

Blue/Green

Plant Spread

3'

Good Companions

Plant Height

4-5'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture

average and consistent water needs


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

dried flower, drought tolerant, native

Bloom Time

late summer

Critter Resistance

Exposure

full sun

Growth Rate

medium

Seasonal Interests

summer/fall/winter