Clump forming ornamental prairie grass that was once an important component of the the tallgrass prairies

Features medium green leaves, which turn yellow, sometimes with orange tints in the fall, fading to a tan-beige in the winter 

Foliage clump is topped in mid-summer by finely textured, pink tinged, branched flower panicles which hover over the foliage like an airy cloud. Panicles turn beige as the seeds mature in the fall with seed plumes persisting well into winter

Seeds provide a good food source for birds 

Grows well in medium to wet soils, but tolerates a wide range of soils including dry soil, but prefers moist, sandy, or clay soils in full sun to partial shade 

Great for group or mass plantings, also effective as a screen, wild gardens, & naturalized areas 

Sold in 2x3 inch pots 

 

 

Switchgrass - Panicum virgatum

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