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Prairie Winds® 'Totem Pole' Switch Grass Panicum virgatum

  • Hardy Zones
    • 4 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Fall
  • Mature Size
    • 70 - 72 Inches
Proven Winners® Perennials
Prairie Winds® 'Totem Pole' Switch Grass Panicum virgatum
Sun 70 - 72

Features

A sturdy, durable ornamental grass that withstands adverse weather conditions. Grey-green leaves form a strictly upright column of steel blue foliage. Golden seed heads in fall.

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

Characteristics

Plant Type: 
Perennial
Height Category: 
Tall
Garden Height: 
70 - 72 Inches
Spacing: 
28 - 30 Inches
Spread: 
28 - 30 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Shade: 
Golden
Foliage Colors: 
Blue
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Steel blue
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

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

One of the easiest ornamental grasses to grow in full sun. Does well in any soil from sand to clay. Cut back in spring before new growth appears.

Prairie Winds® 'Totem Pole' Panicum virgatum USPPAF, Can PBRAF
  • Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Pam Howard
    ottawa
    Ontario
    Canada
    47 weeks ago
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