Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'
Panicum vir. 'Hot Rod'

Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'

pp26074

Switch Grass

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Start your engines! This cultivar goes from blue to red-fast. The upright foliage starts out blue-green then turns to deep maroon earlier in the season than most! The maroon color intensifies as the season progresses.


  •  · Feathery red panicles in late summer
  •  · Blue-green foliage quickly turns maroon
  •  · Drought tolerant
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72 72 Cell
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Height:

3-4 ft

Spread:

36 in

Spacing:

36 in

Zone:

2-9

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Fall
Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Winter

Panicum

Common Name: Switch Grass

Medium to tall clumping grass with rigid upright stems. Blooms late summer into fall.