Characteristics. Great to fill space in a landscape or provide a backdrop for your focal points. ... My farmer neighbor is planting switch-grass in 2 fields bordering my lawn. Zones: 5-9 Dallas Blues Switch Grass . Zones: 4-9 Cloud Nine Switch Grass . Hardiness zone 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b. per page. Cloud Nine Switch Grass is an herbaceous perennial grass with an upright spreading habit of growth. Switch Grass; Switch Grass. Panicum virgatum ‘Thundercloud’ was a cross by Gary M. Trucks between Panicum ‘Cloud Nine’ and Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’, at a nursery in Benton Harbor, MI. Flower Color is and blooms in . Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage. Add to Wish List. Its appearance is most similar to two other blue foliage cultivars, Panicum virgatum ‘Dallas Blues’ PP11202 and Panicum virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’, but has a more open flower and taller habit. Cloud Nine Switch Grass - (Panicum virgatum 'Cloud Nine') Ornamental Grasses Other Common Names: Giant Blue Switchgrass, Wand Panic Grass Family: Poaceae Genus: Panicum Species: virgatum Cultivar: 'Cloud Nine' Save Print Email. Panicum virgatum Heavy Metal SWITCHGRASS Seeds! The plant develops upright but spreading clumps of medium green leaves with fairly large, open, generally reddish panicles containing relatively large seeds. Cloud Nine switch grass is an tall upright grass up to seven feet in height and about two to three feet in width. Set Descending Direction. Panicum virgatum Cloud Nine aka Giant Blue Switchgrass. This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cut back to the ground in late winter before active growth resumes. We have a limited run of these and when Add to Compare. Pricing & Availability. Spring foliage is a bluish-green which Sort By. Add to Wish List. Zones: 4-9 Hot Rod Switch Grass . Gorgeous red accents with massive airy plumes. Descriptions. As low as $46.95. Add to Compare. Will the grass invade my lawn, or otherwise be a problem for me? Skip to the end of the images gallery . Panicum virgatum 'Cloud Nine' switchgrass cultivar. Show. As low as $41.95. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery . 'Cloud Nine' (Blue Switchgrass) Ornamental Grass, Size-#1 Container, Green Foliage with Airy Blooms $14.95. Tweet. Shop Now. Switchgrass is a non-invasive, non-spreading species of ornamental grass. Add to wish list. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) is a native, warm season prairie grass that has slowly found its way into the popular ornamental grass market.This is a big plant, generally growing 3-7’ tall and probably about 3-4’ wide. 3 Items . ‘Thundercloud’ is a cross between Panicum virgatum ‘Cloud Nine’ and Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’. Panicum Virgatum Switch Grass Cloud Nine Ornamental Grass is a huge grower reaching 3 to 6 feet high with a spread of 2 to 3 feet. Community Answer. $11.79. Switch Grass. 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