Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc.

Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass)

This clump-forming warm season grass features medium green leaves that turn yellow or orange-tinted, while pink-tinged flower panicles appear midsummer. Moderate growth rate.

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


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