Production Container
Shape Bush freeform
Family poaceae
Type of plants Herbaceous perrennials
Height From 1,20 to 1,50 mt (adult)
Flower Late summer, autumn beginning beige feathered flowers
Berrie / Fruit None
Leaf Threadlike, falling, blue gray
Fragrance Non
Growth rate Medium
Habit erect
Exposure Sun
Info Ideal for private gardens and public parks

Features and uses:

The Panicum virgatum Prairie Sky is an ornamental grass native to North America, belonging to the Poaceae family.
Greggio Vivai cultivates it with three other varieties: Panicum Rehbraun, Panicum Rotstrahlbuch, Panicum Warrior.

Its wear is erect, and it reaches about 1.20 - 1.50 m in height. It prefers a sunny exposure, but it also fits well into the half shade. Better planted in well-drained soil.

Its leaves are filiform and slightly receding, green in color glaucous, can be said with gray reflections and together form a clump from which appear at the end of summer inflorescences, composed of small flowers that at sight, form a cloud of beige color with pink reflections.

The foliage in dry winter, these stubble words may seem very ugly, in fact, covered with ice create a fantastic winter show. At the beginning of March it is recommended to dry the dry leaves to leave room for the new vegetation.

The Panicum virg. Prairie Sky is perfect for making green areas of great impact, resistant to drought and disease, and it is also important to consider the good longevity of this plant.

It can be used as isolated or combined with other varieties and with its light and fluctuating appearance it will be perfect in both rustic gardens and modern gardens.