Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’

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Northwind Panicum Native Grass

A tall growing upright switch grass, the Northwind Panicum virgatum is a warm season native grass. This upright panicum is colorful throughout the growing season starting in spring with green foliage changing to blue for summer and then golden foliage for fall and winter. 

2014 PPA Plant of the Year.

Grows 4 to 5 feet tall with a spread of 2 to 3 feet. For a solid Northwind Panicum hedge, space plants 20 to 24 inches apart.

For more information on Northwind Panicum Switch Grass visit Horticulture Magazine


Northwind Panicum Switch Grass is available in 2 sizes:

  • Quart pot
  • Trade Gallon Pot

Orders shipping to AZ and CA addresses may be bare rooted and root washed before being prepped for shipping.

Does not ship to Oregon.

  • Category: Perennials, Perennial Plants, Ornamental Grasses
  • Plant Type: Deciduous
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial
  • Soil Condition: Well Drained
  • Bloom Season: Summer, Autumn
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Mature Height: 4 - 5ft
  • Growth Rate: Medium-growing
  • Planting Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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