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Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'


Switch Grass

One of the earliest Panicum to change color. The foliage emerges a blue green, but quickly turns a deep red. In the fall, the color changes to a deep purple with red-purple seed heads. Nice upright habit.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 36-40" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Late Summer - Fall
Color: Red/Purple
Hardiness: Zone 4
Patent: PP#26074
Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Cut Flower