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1 Live Plant – Red Switch Grass Panicum virgatum (Shipping Begins on This item 5/18/22)
A low maintenance plant once established. Fast growing plant. Plants may be shipped bare root, 2.5″ pot or 4″ pots depending on season and availability. Larger sizes come as first come/serve basis. We ship the best and largest plants first.
FYI AFTER OCTOBER 15TH ITEMS WILL BE EITHER DORMANT OR GOING INTO A DORMANT STATE We live in NorthCentral Ohio
Best burgundy-red coloring of all the switch grasses. Deep-green foliage takes on red hues by midsummer. The coloring becomes more pronounced until it turns deep burgundy-wine by September. Tolerates a wide range of soil. The three varieties we grow are Ruby Ribbons, Prairie Sky and Shenandoah Red Switch.
Common Name: Switch grass
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 – 10
Mature Height: 48 inches
Seedhead Color: Red
Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 4′ feet
Exposure: Full sun Part Shade
Perennial Zone: 4-10
Growth Habit / Form: Grassy, Upright, Arching
Growth Rate: Fast
Shipping Spring via USPS Priority Mail
Small pot size, leaves will be trimmed.
Plant the root ball into the soil and keep the top of the root ball level with the soil.
Water daily so it does not dry out. Do this for 2 weeks and then water as needed.
Flowering plumes emerge in late Summer.