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Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Switch Grass, Shenandoah

Categories: Ornamental Grasses , Perennials


Interesting Notes:

Green foliage with red tips by midsummer turning deep burgundy in fall; easily mistaken for Japanese Blood Grass. Grows 2-3' high with a 2' spread. Prefers moist fertile soil, but is drought tolerant.


Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

2-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes:

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Great Fall Color

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy
  • Green

Fall Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy

Flower Characteristics:

  • Red

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Habit:

  • Vase

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist