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Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Shenandoah' Switchgrass

Shenandoah' Switchgrass

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial shade
  • Light shade

Rusticity

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

Bloom time

  • Summer
  • persistent in winter

  • Red highlights
  • Fine-texture flowering
  • Drought resistant
  • Beautiful ground cover
  • Brings color and textures to arrangements

Ornamental grass that ignites the garden all season with its reddish foliage.

Plant details

Dimensions

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Spacing
24 - 36 in.
Spread
36 - 48 in.
Height
36 - 48 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Upright

Flowering colours:

  • Beige
  • Light pink

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Low to moderate watering

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Prune the plant in early spring to remove dead parts from the previous year. You can also cut it back a few centimeters from the ground in spring to encourage the growth of new stems.

Soil requirement:

  • Every type of soils

Features

Resistance:

  • White-tailed deer
  • Drought

Attract:

  • Birds
  • Butterflies

Use:

  • Adds color and contrast to flower beds and clumps. Can also be used in natural gardens and meadows.

Attribute:

  • Colorful foliage in autumn

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