Within the family Poaceae the Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' is a popular one. In the UK this plant is also known as the Switch grass 'Heavy Metal'. The Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' has various unique features. Yourplants.nl has listed them all for you! The Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' is available in the Lowaters plant range. [h2]Attributes of the Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'[/h2] This is a perennial,grasses that is non-fragrant. The plant loves moist but well-drained or well drained soil consisting of sand, chalk or loam. A spot in the full sun is best for the Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'. A sheltered or exposed place is guaranteed to make your plant happy. Place your plant facing the south or west for best results. Give this plant a soil with a acid, alkaline or neutral and he will be at its best. Within 60 months this plant has reached its adult height. The Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' will then be 1 m high and 1 m wide. This is a non-toxic plant that can be put within the reach of pets and children without having to worry about it. [h2]Additional information about this plant[/h2] This plant does not have any spines and is therefore easy to take care of. You do not have to worry about the cold, the Switch grass 'Heavy Metal' will get through the winter without any problem. The Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' falls within the H5 hardiness zone. Are you looking for more plants in the garden or living room? Take a look at the related plants!
- Article numberPANIVHME
- BrandGarden Beauty
- GenusPanicum (Poaceae)
- Sun & shadeFull Sun
- Pot size2L Pot
- Soil typeMoist but Well-drained
- Plant familyPoaceae
- Plant typeGrasses, Perennial
- AspectSouth, West
- Light exposureExposed, Sheltered
- Flowering periodAutumn
- Pruning periodSpring
- Winter hardyYes
- Ground typeChalk, Loam, Sand
- PHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
- Hardiness zoneH5
- Time to maximum height in years5
- Maximum width in cm100
- Maximum height in cm100
- Common nameSwitch Grass
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We grow our plants in various sizes in either a 2, 2.5, 3, 5 or a 7.5 litre pot, the top diameter of a 2 litre is 17cm (2.5l is 18cm) and a plant would typically cover the whole top of the pot - the image to the right shows a typical 3 litre helleborus ready for despatch. Please note that plant sizes will vary according to the time of year and the type of plant.
Looking after Your Plant
On receipt of your delivery please open the box as soon as possible and remove the plant from the box, if you are not able to plant it immediately please check that the compost is moist and place the plant in a sheltered position. Inside the box you will find a set of planting guidelines, please follow these to ensure success.
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