Cloud Nine Tall Switch Grass

Panicum virgatum 'Cloud Nine'

SKU
06353
Lovely bluish foliage adorns this open airy perennial grass that never needs staking. Makes a stunning accent or border. Slender flower clusters produce airy clouds of blossoms midsummer.
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4-9

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Average Size at MaturityUpright clumps 8 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Plumes
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

Good to grow!