Panicum virgatum Hot Rod (Red Switch Grass)

This clump-forming warm season grass features pendulous blue-green leaves that turn deep rich maroon, while airy red flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
3-3.5 ft tall x 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
Patent Info PP# 26,074