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Panicum Northwind
Panicum virgatum Northwind
Panicum virgatum Northwind

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3.5" pot

Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Mature Size: 4 - 7' tall, 24 - 30" wide
Light: Full Sun
Blooms: Late Summer to Early Fall
Flower Color: Yellow

Quantity in Stock:93
Available: Spring 2018

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Description Plant Care
Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' (Upright Switch Grass). 2014 PPA Perennila Plant of the Year! A cultivar of the native Switch Grass, selected by Northwind Perennial Farm near Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. The seed heads are open panicles - hazy red in color. The foliage has an interesting green color on the tops, and blue on the backs. Stiffly upright habit making them the most vertical grasses available. Nice yellow fall color. Prefers fertile, well drained solid and full sun. Late to begin growth in the spring, but when it starts will rapidly take its place in the garden. Good for massed plantings and cutting gardens.
Special Characteristics:
  • Salt Tolerant
  • North American Native
  • Perennial Plant of the Year

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