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Switch Grass Ruby Ribbons

This Switch Grass adds depth and decoration to any garden with its blue-grey color in spring, turning to burgundy by mid summer. PP# 17944 (Panicum virgatum)

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Plant - 3.5" pot

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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 36-48" tall, 24-30" wide
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 34ORN
Common Name Switchgrass
Botanical Name Panicum virgatum
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Estimated Mature Height 36-48" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 24-30" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Burgundy
Foliage Upright clumps emerge blue gray in spring and turn burgundy red by mid summer
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Winter Interest
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

Description
The Switch Grass Ruby Ribbons will make a wonderful statement in spring through mid summer. It starts a lovely blue-grey color turns to dark red in the summer. It is a great addition to any sunny or partially sunny area in the garden. This decorative grass is wonderful in wildflower plantings, along driveways, anywhere you want a tall specimen of handsome grass and plumes.
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

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How-To Guides
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

Shipping

Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

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