Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'

Photo courtesy of Burpee

Switch Grass

These blades emerge blue-green and kicks it in high gear changing to red. This variety turns red before any other grass and by fall the plant is deep purple. It is topped with purple-red seed heads in late summer. A great upright stature to this grass.


Height


36-40 inches

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USDA Hardiness Zone 4

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Foliage Color
Purple
Plant Sub-Group
Perennial Grasses
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