Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'
Suitable Substitutions for Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'
More About Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'
- Upright, arching or fountain-like growth
- Attractive powder-blue foliage
- Blue-tinged flowers produce tan seed heads
- Bloom Time: August to September
- Flower Height: 200 cm
- Foliage Height: 150 cm
- Grass Type: Warm Season
Warm Season Grasses: These grasses are much slower starting in the spring. They do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer. They flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter. Most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions.
Dewey Blue Bitter Switch Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade and is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant and low maintenance.
Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue' Characteristics
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall
Landscape usesFoundation planting