Shenandoah Switch Grass
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Your plant(s) will begin shipping to Connecticut on April 16th, 2021. As all of our plants are actively growing, we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality and size standards.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PAN-ih-kum vir-GA-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide, in bloom.|
|Design Ideas||Great upright grass for prairie and meadow gardens or for small patches within thematic wild gardens. Add a modern architectural twist by planting in rows and grids. Insert into native plant landscapes as well as traditional xeriscape compositions or plant in mass for a drift of almost year round color. Perfect near water gardens or terraced patios where the breeze causes the airy plumes to sway gracefully.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Striking Fall Color|
Easy to grow and adapts 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