Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Panicum virgatum Cloud Nine (Tall Switch Grass)

This tall, clump-forming warm season grass features pendulous glaucous blue leaves that turn beige in summer, while airy golden flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
5-7 ft tall x 2-3 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