Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Purple
Attributes
For Bird Lovers
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'

Switchgrass

clump forming, tight blue/green foliage with burgundy red tips. Blooms in fall with rich wine colors. Not as tall as some Panicums, generally about 48 inches with blooms.

Height:

24-30 Inches

Panicum (pah'-ni-kum)

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Switch Grass

Native warm season prairie grasses forming clumps of upright foliage with clouds of airy seed heads. Beautiful as a specimen or for naturalizing the landscape, and the plumes are excellent for cutting and if left uncut are very effective for winter intere

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