Switch Grass 'Northwind'
Carp Garden Centre - West Ottawa

Switch Grass 'Northwind'

Regular price $15.77 $0.00 Unit price per

Common Name: Tall Switch Grass

BOTANICAL NAME: Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind'

PLANT TYPE:  Perennial

SUN EXPOSURE: Full Sun

BLOOM TIME: Late Summer

AVERAGE SIZE: H: 48" x W: 24"

COLD HARDINESS: USDA Zone 4

DESCRIPTION: Switch Grass is one of the easiest and most attractive ornamental grasses, with no tendency to spread or become troublesome. This selection forms a tall, narrow mound of olive-green leaves, bearing airy heads of tiny green flowers in late summer. Fall colour is golden, fading to tan. Usually attractive in the garden all winter long. Flowers are good for cutting, fresh or dried. Trim back to the ground in early spring. Clumps are easily divided in spring. Drought tolerant once established. 2014 Perennial of the Year as chosen by The Perennial Plant Association.

Available in  1 Gallon pots