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Panicum virgatum Apache Rose (Blue Switch Grass)

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(Prairie Winds® Collection) This clump-forming warm season grass features grey-green leaves that turn rosy-red-tinted, while pink-tinged flower panicles appear midsummer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP29142 CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners