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'Cheyenne Sky' Red Switch Grass
Panicum virgatum

  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 30 - 36 Inches
Programs
New Plant
Proven Winners Perennial
Proven Winners Perennial
'Cheyenne Sky' Red Switch Grass Panicum virgatum
Sun 30 - 36

Features

Foliage Interest
Fall Interest
Winter Interest
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Erosion Control
Grass: 
Grass
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Perennial
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
30 - 36 Inches
Spacing: 
14 - 18 Inches
Spread: 
14 - 18 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Tan
Flower Shade: 
Tan
Foliage Colors: 
Red
Foliage Shade: 
Red
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Late Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Summer through Fall
Hardiness Zones: 
4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Average Soil
Soil PH Category: 
Neutral Soil
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape

Forms a dense, upright clump of blue-green leaves that begin to turn wine red in early summer. Purple flower panicles appear just above the foliage in late summer. This petite red grass is ideal for containers.

'Cheyenne Sky' Panicum virgatum PPAF

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