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Frosted Explosion Switch Grass

Panicum elegans 'Frosted Explosion'

SKU #31341

Good to Grow...for one season:

Description An elegant clumping annual grass composed of bright green foliage that produces an explosion of sensational, airy, creamy green plumes that glimmer like fireworks when backlit by the sun in late summer. The finely textured plumes and narrow foliage are excellent filler for both landscape plantings and cut flower arrangements.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Blooms Late Summer
Mature Size Quickly forms an upright clump 28 to 36 in. tall, 8 to 12 in. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Plumes
Landscape Use Border, Container, Accent
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Salvia (Salvia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
Care Easy to grow and adaptable to most soil types. Prefers evenly moist soils but tolerates drier soils once established. Allow dried seed heads to remain through winter for foraging songbirds. Remove old foliage in late winter to early spring.

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