Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass) ‘Cheyenne Sky’

Where to Buy

US & Canada|UK & Ireland

Description

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.

Variety

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.

PBR

USPP#23209

Flowering Time

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

Positioning

Sun, Part Shade

Approx. Winter Hardiness

Sun, Part Shade