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Grass Panicum Ruby Ribbons

Scientific Name : Panicum virgatum
Common Name : Switch Grass
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright
Characteristics : Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Height : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Width : 12 - 24" (30 - 61cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun
General Information : Lovely blue-green foliage emerges in the Spring, maturing to a wine-red color by mid-Summer.
The perfect accent grass for large containers and beds.
Idea & Tips : Compact habit with striking foliage that is easy to grow and sell!
Grower InformationLovely blue-green foliage emerges in the Spring, maturing to a wine-red color by mid-Summer.
  • The perfect accent grass for large containers and beds.
'RR1'
Protection InformationPP17,944
(Flowering Only License)
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  • Finishing Guide

  • Crop Scheduling

    • Bloom Months:
      September to October

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