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.
Light Needs: Partial to Full Sun
Watering Needs: Water regularly-weekly, or more often in extreme heat
Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing; reaches 4-6 feet tall, and 2-3 feet wide.
Key Feature: Compact Vertical Accent
Blooms: Summer into Fall
Plant type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Growth habit: Narrow
Growth rate: Moderate
Special features: Bird Friendly, Compact Form, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Garden style: Contemporary, Rustic
Companion Plants: Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Aster (Aster); Tickseed (Coreopsis)