Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'
A compact, clumping grass with excellent vertical form. Olive to blue-green foliage turns golden yellow in autumn. Airy flower panicles produce showy seed heads and lend winter interest. Sturdy stems stay upright, even under snow load, giving protection to wintering songbirds. Good for erosion control. Sold in one gallon container.
Light Needs: Partial to full sun
Watering Needs: Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Plant type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Growth habit: Narrow
Growth rate: Moderate
Average landscape size: Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Special features: Bird Friendly, Compact Form, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage color: Gray-green
Blooms: Summer into Fall
Flower color: Yellow
Landscape Uses: Coastal Exposure, Cutting Garden, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Wildlife Garden