Panicum 'Northwind' Panicum 'Northwind'

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Panicum 'Northwind'

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  • Adds Motion to the Garden,
  • Sturdy Habit,
  • Drought Tolerant,
Common Name:Switch Grass
Plant Type:Perennial
Brand:American Beauties Native Plants
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:4 - 5 Feet
Spread:2 - 3 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Pink Shades

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(Blue Switch Grass) Perennial Plant of the Year in 2104, Panicum Northwind is a beautiful blue native switchgrass. Standing 4-5 foot tall and spreading up to 3 foot wide, Northwind has an upright habit with thick, wide blue leaf blades and is sturdy in the wind. Hardy down to zone 2, Northwind is very adaptable to just about any location. Planted in full sun to part shade, moist to average soil conditions is recommended. Once established Northwind is drought tolerant and is salt resistant. Planted in mass, as a border or specimen watch as Panicum Northwind takes on a beautiful golden yellow color in the fall.
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Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'

Common Name Switch Grass
USDA Hardiness Zone 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Brand American Beauties Native Plants
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Soil Type Clay
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Pink Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant, Native
Design Use Border, Container, Massing, Specimen
Season of Interest (Flowering) Fall, Late Summer, Winter
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter

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