Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Panicum virgatum Gunsmoke (Switch Grass)

This clump-forming warm season grass features a mound of steely-green leaves with beige flower panicles appearing midsummer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
4-4.5 ft tall x 3-3.5 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
Patent Info PP32373