Pot size plant Ø 9cm
1 perennial plant
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Panicum virgatum is renowned for its distinctive narrow vertical habit, showy flowers and striking autumn colour. A low maintenance grass suitable...
Panicum virgatum is renowned for its distinctive narrow vertical habit, showy flowers and striking autumn colour. A low maintenance grass suitable for small gardens, Foliage and flowers of Panicum can be used in flower arrangements, both fresh and dried. Most effective as a specimen, rock gardens in masses or as an accent in the perennial borders.
- 1 x Panicum Virgatum
|Botanical name||Panicum Virgatum|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Location||Sun and shade|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Fully grown in||2 years|
|Full grown height||125cm - 150cm|
|Mature width||80cm - 100cm|
How to take care of Panicum virgatum
Ornamental grasses can be grown as specimens, in borders, as screens or in containers. Suitable for any well drained soil , they can be planted in a sunny or partially shaded position. Enrich the planting site with organic matter prior to planting. Leave plenty of space between tall varieties. Plant in a hole deep enough so that the root ball will be a little deeper than the plant was growing in it's container. Water well after planitng and for a few weeks until the plant is established. Mulch grasses with organic material in the autumn to protect roots and shoots from freezing. Grasses which die back completely in winter can be rejuvenated by cutting the entire plant back to about 10cm in early spring. Divide grasses every few years in the spring just as they are beginning to break dormancy. Dig the plant up and cut the clump into divisions with a sharp knife or spade, replant the divisions.
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