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Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Red Switchgrass

Green foliage with red tips turns wine-colored in the fall. An underused native species with open, airy blooms that are beautiful in dried flower arrangements. Very drought tolerant once established.

Exposure:

Sun

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Height:

36-48 Inches

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Spread:

24-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-10

Characteristics & Attributes for Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Attributes
Dried Flower
Winter Interest
Cut Flower
Native
Cold Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Attractive Foliage
Fast Grower
Fall Foliage
Fall Bloomer
Drought Tolerant
Upright
Flower Color
Rose
Foliage Color
Green
Burgundy
Best Usage
Naturalizing
Mass Planting
Container
Border or Bed
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Growth Rate
Medium
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