Panicum virgatum
SWITCH GRASS, BLACKWELL SWITCH GRASS
Poaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
0.75m

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Flowers: purple-green

Flowering Time: early autumn

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn; turning brown in winter
 
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Panicum virgatum
SWITCH GRASS, BLACKWELL SWITCH GRASS
Poaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial or grass

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
0.75m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple-green

Flowering Time: early autumn

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn; turning brown in winter


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal & mediterranean designs

Uses: border, mass planting

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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