Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Panicum virgatum Blue Fountain (Blue Switch Grass)

This clump-forming warm season grass features tall, pendulous blue-green leaves, while pink-tinged flower panicles appear midsummer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
7 ft tall x 5-6 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 28,192