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

Other Names Panicum virgatum 1 Gal., Panicum virgatum 3 Gal., Panicum virgatum (NGN)
Family Poaceae
Description

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 'Heiliger Hain', Panicum virgatum 'Heliger Hain', Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod', Panicum virgatum 'Kurt Bluemel', Panicum virgatum 'Nonngy' SHAGGY, Panicum virgatum 'Northwind', Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Dog', Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky', Panicum virgatum 'Purple Tears', 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', Panicum virgatum' Summer Sunrise'
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 Accent, Attracts, Attracts Butterflies, Birds, Border, Clay Soil, Colorful Foliage, Container, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage, Deciduous, Deer Resistant, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant, Eclectic Garden, Grasses, Illinois Native, Interesting Foliage, Low Maintenance, Mass, Modern Garden, Moist Soil, Native to North America, Normal Soil, Perennial, Pond, Poor Soil, Popular For Fall, Prairie Garden, Rain Garden, Salt Tolerant, Sandy Soil, Thornless, Well-Drained Soil, Woodland Garden
Bloom Period July to February
Flower Color Pink-Tinged
Foliage Color
 
Data Sheets
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