Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum) [PAN-ih-kum ver-GAY-tum]

Family Poaceae
Named Cultivars Panicum virgatum 'Apache Rose', Panicum virgatum 'Badlands', Panicum virgatum 'Blue Fountain', Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky', Panicum virgatum 'Cloud Nine', Panicum virgatum 'Dallas Blues', Panicum virgatum 'Dust Devil', Panicum virgatum 'Dust Devil' PPAF, Panicum virgatum 'Gunsmoke', Panicum virgatum 'Haense Herms', Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal', Panicum virgatum 'Heliger Hain', Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod', Panicum virgatum 'Northwind', Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky', Panicum virgatum 'Red Sunset', Panicum virgatum 'Rehbraun', Panicum virgatum 'Rotstrahlbusch', Panicum virgatum 'RR1' RUBY RIBBONS, Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah', Panicum virgatum 'Squaw', Panicum virgatum 'Thundercloud', Panicum virgatum 'Totem Pole'
Plant Data
I am a... Deciduous Perennial
Mature Size 3 - 6 feet tall. 24 - 36 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Part Shade - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance - Wet:
Zones 5a - 9b
Tags Illinois Native, Low Maintenance, Grasses, Popular For Fall
Bloom Period July to February
Flower Color Pink-Tinged
 
Data Sheets
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