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Panicum virgatum PRAIRIE WINDS® Totem Pole

PRAIRIE WINDS® Totem Pole Switchgrass

PRAIRIE WINDS® Totem Pole Switchgrass

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial shade

Rusticity

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • End of summer to fall

  • Attractive aerial panicles in fall
  • Elegant verticality
  • Attracts bird
  • Drought resistant
  • Erosion control

North American grass, robust column with bluish green foliage and powder blue stems, golden autumn flowers. Perfect in isolation, mass, near water, or in containers.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
- cm
Spread
- cm
Height
- cm
Spacing
18 - 30 in.
Spread
18 - 30 in.
Height
72 - 82 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Upright

Flowering colours:

  • Red
  • Brown

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Low to moderate watering

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Prune in early spring to encourage new growth.

Soil requirement:

  • Well-drained soil
  • Fertile

Features

Resistance:

  • Drought
  • Salt

Attract:

  • Birds

Use:

  • Borders
  • Clumps
  • Adds Texture to gardens

Attribute:

  • Flowering and fall coloring

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