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Panicum virgatum Totem Pole (Blue Switch Grass)

(Prairie Winds® Collection) This tall clump-forming warm season grass features pendulous steel blue leaves with hints of red that turn deeper shades of purple-red in autumn and fade to beige in winter, while airy golden flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
6 ft tall x 2.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PPAF, CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners