Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass)

Green, purple blooms, blooms late summer to early fall, 3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide, full sun.


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture
Native to Native

This grass bears dramatic black blades that shine black purple in the sun. Small pale pink flowers bloom on dark stems before glossy dark purple berries appear. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Rose coloured flowers, dense, upright vase-shaped clump of blue green foliage with tips turning rose in the fall, blooms late summer to early fall, 4 ft tall x 2.5 ft wide, full sun.

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