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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.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:4-10
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches

Flower Color
Rose
Foliage Color
Burgundy
Green
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Container
Mass Planting
Naturalizing
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Good Drainage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Exposure
Sun
Growth Rate
Medium
Additional Information about Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

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.