Often called “Switchgrass” or “Prairie Fire”, this grass will provide color and texture through the year. Growing up to 4-6 feet tall, this sturdy specimen has weeping leaves that turn blue-green in spring and changing to a deep burgundy red in early summer. The flowers are feathery complimenting its upright growth habit which makes this grass a real eye-catcher in your landscape and has beautiful seed heads in autumn It can be used as an accent feature, in mass planting or any general use in your garden.
Common name: Prairie Flame Switch Grass
Height x Diameter: 4'-5'
Minimum temperature: Hardy to -25° F.
USDA zone 4-9
Light: Full sun to part shade.
Uses: Container, border, hedge, screen.
Deer Resistant: Rarely damaged by deer
Drought Tolerant: Moderately drought tolerant.
Bloom time: Late summer.
Bloom color: Yellow to tan, often with a purple hue
The plant(s) that you are purchasing are grown in individual 4"-5" size containers, which are removed and your plants are shrink wrapped in plastic for shipping purposes. Plants shipped during the growing season will be approximately 1 year old and 1'-2' tall. Plants shipped during dormant season will be approximately 6"-12" tall.
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