Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Panicum virgatum Cheyenne Sky (Red Switch Grass)

(Prairie Winds® Collection) This clump-forming warm season grass features pendulous blue-green leaves that turn wine-red in summer, while purple flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
3 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP23209
Brand Proven Winners