The green leaves of this hardy, clump-forming, warm season perennial grass turn wine-red by late summer before blazing into spectacular golds, reds and oranges in fall; airy reddish-purple flowers dance over the foliage; nice cut flower; deer resistant; salt tolerant; drought tolerant once established.
Turns wine-red by late summer before blazing into spectacular golds, reds and oranges in fall
Good in containers, mass plantings, seaside and water-wise gardens, as accent, background and specimen.
Two employees bring Panicum Shenandoah to the shipping barn to prepare it for market
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'
(Shenandoah Switch Grass)
36" (91 cm)
24" (61 cm)
48" (122 cm)
A haze of airy, reddish purple flowers dance over the top of the foliage
August - September
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant once established
Prefers a moist, well-drained soil type