Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Dry
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Container
Easy to Grow

Panicum virgatum 'Blood Brothers'

Red Switch Grass

Striking blue green foliage mixed with accents in red make this perennial stand out, especially when massed. It also works great as a border plant, or if used near water.

Height:

48-60 in

Spacing:

24-36"

Additional:

Striking Red Foliage

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Time:

Late Summer-Mid Fall

Bloom Color:

Red

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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