Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'

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  • Common Name: Switch Grass
  • Plant Story:

    A hardy upright ornamental grass, Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' features olive-green to bluish-green foliage that turns yellow-beige inn the fall. It provides great winter interest. Good drought resistance.

  • Type: Ornamental Grass
  • Bloom Season: Winter
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 4-6 ft
  • Spread: 2-2.5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Accent, group, or mass
  • Leaf: Yellow-beige in the fall
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Rust, rot, Japanese beetles, thrips, and spider mites
  • Form: Vertical
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Cut back in late winter. Self-seeds. Tolerates a wide range of soil. Best in full sun.

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