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A warm season grass, Coastal panic grass is an excellent choice for stormwater management projects.

A warm season grass, Coastal panic grass is an excellent choice for stormwater management projects. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 9 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'

Atlantic coastal panic grass

A stunning selection of Panicum amarum, ‘Dewey Blue’ features powder-blue foliage with beige seed heads. This low maintenance warm season grass does best in full sun in moist to wet soils. It grows primarily in clumps and can spread slowly via rhizomes.  


Height:

4-5 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

Blue, Tan

Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Interesting Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • July

Foliage Color

  • Blue