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Switch Grass Ruby Ribbons

No longer available this season.
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)
key features
Botanical Name
Panicum virgatum
Native, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Winter Interest
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Well Draining, Average
Mature Height
36-48" tall
Mature Spread
24-30" wide
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer


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.