Heiliger Hain is a clump-forming, upright, perennial grass to 1m tall with blue-green leaves that turn a deep red-purple colour in autumn. Erect stems bear airy heads of tiny purple flowers from late summer into autumn
Panicum Rotstrahlbusch is the red switch grass, producing silver-green leaves which take on reddish tones in mid-summer as it gradually changes to burgundy-red by autumn. Seed plumes persist well into winter providing you with visual interest as well as food for birds.
Switch Grass was an important component of the Tall-grass Prairie that once covered much of the Great Plains. This selection forms a tall, upright clump of blue-green leaves, bearing airy heads of tiny green flowers in late summer, maturing to red seed heads. Flowers are good for cutting, fresh or dried. Gradually turns golden-yellow in fall, remaining attractive all winter long. Trim back to the ground in early spring. Clumps are easily divided in spring. Drought tolerant once established.
Panicum virgatum 'Kulsenmoor' - blue-green foliage with reddish-brown tips and rosy-pink flowers in late summer.
Shenandoah' is a deciduous, clump-forming perennial grass, to 90cm in height, distinguished by its steely blue-green leaf colour, which takes on tones of violet, purple, burgundy and wine red in late summer. Forms stiff, dense clumps which persist through winter.
Heavy Metal - this is a rhizomatous perennial grass forming clumps of upright metallic blue-grey leaves, turning yellow in autumn. Broad, diffuse, weeping panicles to 50cm long of tiny purple-green spikelets in early autumn
Ideal for Full sun and will tolerate most soil types, fully hardy in the UK.