Panicum virgatum

Switchgrass


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  • Warm season grass
  • Versatile plant that occurs in moist meadows, fields, along river banks and sandy shores
  • Great for restoration projects, erosion control, and habitat for wildlife and birds

Height: 3-5 ft

Zone: 5-9
Color: Green


Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes:

  • Rock Garden
  • Mass Planting
  • Erosion control
  • RainGarden
  • Fast Growing
  • Native
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Fall Color
  • Naturalizing
  • Self seeds in optimum conditions
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Sun/ Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Green

Habit:

  • Spreads quickly by rhizomes

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands

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