Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'

Dewey Blue Switch Grass

Photo courtesy of Hoffman Nursery

  • Blue tinted foliage
  • Graceful fountain habit
  • Airy flowers in fall with light beige tone
  • Great for borders, mass plantings, and containers
  • Great for fresh and dried flower arrangements
  • Attracts birds and butterflies
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Ornamental Grass
Ornamental Grass
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grasses add awesome texture

Blooms July through September

Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 3-4 ft
Price Level 1: $19.99 ea.~#2
Bloom Color:
Zone: 2

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Ornamental Grass
  • Native


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Blue

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained