Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Red Switch Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

The red tips and highlights of this Red Switch Grass hold their color throughout the growing season.
Burgundy fall color.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

24-36 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

July-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), Fall Aster (Aster novi-belgii), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis rosea), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Cranesbill (Geranium ), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Dwarf Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Catmint (Nepeta subsessilis), Stonecrop (Sedum spurium), Spiked Speedwell (Veronica spicata), Asiatic Lily (Lilium ), Double Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Ground Cover
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Winter
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Winter
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Very Adaptable
Moist
Rich
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