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Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' (Switchgrass)

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Product Name Price Qty
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' | 1 gal. pot
$15.75
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`Shenandoah' is notable for its colorful leaves that emerge green in spring, becoming increasingly red, then totally wine red by September. It is also a bit slower growing and shorter than the typical species.

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' (Switchgrass)

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Native to a huge range in North America east of the Rocky Mountains, this species was a major component of the original native tallgrass prairies. A beautiful clumping grass, it is an easy species to grow and is very durable. Airy panicles of flowers appear in late July. 'Shenandoah' is notable for its colorful leaves that emerge green in spring, becoming increasingly red, then totally wine red by September. It is also a bit slower growing and shorter than the typical species. A seedling of 'Hanse Herms', it was selected by Hans Simon of Germany. Full sun.

Additional Information

Name Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' (Switchgrass)
Nursery Only No
Plant Height 4 ft
Plant Width 2 ft
Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Hardy to Temp -25°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture Average, Moist, well-drained, Wet
Fragrant No
Foliage Color Red
Plant Type Grass
Deer Resistant Yes
U.S. Native Yes
Native to Hybrid-Not Applicable
New Offering No
Genus Panicum
Species virgatum
Cultivar 'Shenandoah'
Common Name Switchgrass
RareFind Exclusive No
Rare Plant No
Catalog Category Grass & Grass-like Plants