36-48" tall (48-60" with plumes) x 18-24" wide. Fast
growing 'Shenandoah' Red Switchgrass is one of the all-time favorite ornamental
grasses. This native hybrid grass can be grown as a mass planting or dotted
throughout the garden or foundation bed for texture and movement. Panicum grows
best in full sun, and can tolerate poor soils. Mix and match with other native
perennials, such as Rudbeckia, Echinacea, and Phlox. Leave to stand during the
winter for habitat and visual interest, and cut back in early spring.
AM014371 (Plant - 3.5" Pot)
AM018181 (Tray of 9)
AM018182 (Tray of 18)
Shenandoah Red Switchgrass
Panicum virgatum Shenandoah
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Foliage plant all season.
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Upright blade-like foliage that start out green with red tips then gradually turn to shades of red and burgundy. Turns brown in fall.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Dry Sites, Wet Sites
Attract Birds, Native, Great For Mass Plantings, Good For Hedge / Screen, Winter Interest, Low Maintenance, Good For Containers, Deer Resistant
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest
Spring / Summer, Fall
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