Shenandoah Switch Grass

Shenandoah Switch Grass is a popular addition to many landscapes.  This unique ornamental grass boasts bright green blades which are ordained with purplish-red tips.  The color contrast of this perennial grass makes it stand out in landscapes.  This grass also produces red to pink flowers in the summer.  Shenandoah Switch Grass is a fast growing plant that requires little maintenance when it is established.  This grass plant works well as a stand alone plant or can be used in mass plantings.

Shenandoah Switch Grass

Shenandoah Switch Grass

Panicum virgatum ‘Shenandoah’

Plant Details

Flower Color- Red

Foliage Color-  Green with red-purple tips

Zone- 4-9

Height- 4′

Spread- 2′-3′ wide

Light- Sun

Details- Unusual characteristics of having green leaves with the tips turning red.  This is a fast growing grass perennial.  This is a deer resistant plant.

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