Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass) ‘Cheyenne Sky’

Where to Buy

US & Canada|UK & Ireland


This native plant’s blue-green leaf blades become a gorgeous wine-red in summer, which are enhanced by misty-white flowers that dance above the foliage in fall. Forms nice, vase-shaped clumps.

Planting Partner variety in our “Seasonal Kaleidoscope of Color” Garden Design.


Panicum (Switch Grass) 'Cheyenne Sky'

Approx. Height

24"-36" (61-91cm)

Approx. Spread

18-24" (46-61cm)

Aftercare Instructions

Tolerates a wide range of soils, from wet to dry. Cut back in spring before new growth appears.



Flowering Time

Late summer, early fall. Winter interest if not cut back.


Sun, Part Shade

Approx. Winter Hardiness

Sun, Part Shade