Panicum virgatum Thundercloud (Blue Switch Grass)

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This tall clump-forming warm season grass features pendulous blue-green leaves with hints of red that turn deeper shades of purple-red in autumn and fade to beige in winter, while airy silvery pink-tinged flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
7-8 ft tall x 4-5 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 PP# 20,665