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Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'

Switch Grass, Northwind

Categories: Ornamental Grasses , Perennials


Interesting Notes:

Tall, clump-forming grass with steel blue wide, thick leaf blades and fine textured yellow flowers in summer. Wind resistant; provides great winter interest and tolerates a wide range of soils. 4-5' high, 2-3' wide.


Height:

4-5 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:

2-9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes:

  • Attractive in Winter
  • Wind Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Blue-Grey

Flower Characteristics:

  • Yellow

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Habit:

  • Upright

Soil Moisture:

  • Adaptable to Various Soils