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Grass - Ornamental

Panicum virgatum

Switch Grass

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
Exposure: Sun Tolerant  Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade  


Height

3-6'

Spread

2-3'

Landscape Application:

Specimen or mass in beds, borders, water margins, screen. Provides winter interest.

Panicum virgatum Plant Care:

Cut to 6" in March. Tolerates heavy clay soil. Loses upright form in too much shade.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Switch Grass Merit Awards and Special Collections

Switch Grass Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Moderate
Moist
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
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