Shenandoah Switch Grass
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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- 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||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|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Salvia (Salvia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)|
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