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Panicum virgatum Prairie Fire (Red Switch Grass)

This clump-forming warm season grass features blue-green leaves that turn wine-red in early summer, while pink-red tinged flower panicles appear midsummer; both become a shade of tan by the winter. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP19367