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Panicum virgatum Ruby Ribbons™

Switch Grass

Ruby Ribbons™ is an upright ornamental grass with blue-green foliage in the spring maturing into a gorgeous dark purplish-red color. Flower spikes appear in late summer and persist into winter. 


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:24-30 Inches

Foliage Color
Green
Purple
Red
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Container
Mass Planting
Specimen
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Good Drainage
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Exposure
Sun
Part Sun
Growth Rate
Medium
Additional Information about Panicum virgatum Ruby Ribbons™

Ruby Ribbons is an upright ornamental grass with blue-green foliage in the spring maturing into a gorgeous dark purplish-red color.  Flower spikes appear in late summer and persist into winter.  This cultivar is tolerant of a wide range of soil and climatic conditions. A vigorous and compact growth habit makes Ruby Ribbons ideal as an accent plant in smaller spaces.