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Panicum virgatum


Native switch grass is a staple of the tall grass prairie and is a necessary element of the wildflower meadow or naturalistic planting. Upright green to bluish-green foliage grows to 3-5' and turns bright yellow in fall. Beautiful when planted in mass with reddish-purple seed heads in late summer. Adaptable to a variety of soil conditions but is best suited to sandy loam.

Height: 3-5 ft
Spacing: 36 in
Hardiness Zone: 2 – 9

We can not ship to following states: AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA and HI.
Plants will be in seasonal condition with appropriate foliage.

Size Price Each 2-12 12+ QTY
Trade Gallon $12.95 $11.95 $9.95
Characteristics & Attributes for Panicum virgatum


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