Northwind Switch Grass
Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||PAN-ih-kum vir-GA-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer into Fall|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Wet Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela); Coneflower (Echinacea); Aster (Aster); Tickseed (Coreopsis)|
Easy to grow and adaptable to most soil types; prefers semi-moist to wet soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates mild drought, once established. Cut old foliage back and apply a general purpose fertilizer just before new shoots appear in late winter to early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9