Northwind Switch Grass # 1

Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'


Des Plaines | 40

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SKU: GRPANNOR1GA Category: Characteristics:
  • Bloom Time: in mid summer
  • Fall Color: gold
  • Flower: rose
  • Fruit: plume
  • GG Exposure: Sun to Part Shade
  • Height: 5 feet
  • Leaf Color: Green
  • Plant Shape: Towering
  • Spread: 3 feet
  • Summer Leaf: olive


Northwind Switch Grass features airy plumes of rose flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer. Its attractive grassy leaves are olive green in color. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous gold in the fall. The brick red seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from late summer to mid fall. The tan stems can be quite attractive.