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Panicum virgatum ‘Strictum’


Tall Switch Grass

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 8.290.050


Switch Grass was an important component of the Tall-grass Prairie that once covered much of the Great Plains. This selection forms a tall, upright clump of blue-green leaves, bearing airy heads of tiny green flowers in late summer, maturing to red seed heads. Flowers are good for cutting, fresh or dried. Gradually turns golden-yellow in fall, remaining attractive all winter long. Trim back to the ground in early spring. Clumps are easily divided in spring. Drought tolerant once established.

Further details for
Panicum virgatum ‘Strictum’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Green
Blooming Time
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Massed
  Tall/Screening
  Specimen
  Waterside
  Wild Flower
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   120-180 cm
   47-70 inches
Spread
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Panicum virgatum ‘Strictum’


Tall Switch Grass

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 8.290.050


Switch Grass was an important component of the Tall-grass Prairie that once covered much of the Great Plains. This selection forms a tall, upright clump of blue-green leaves, bearing airy heads of tiny green flowers in late summer, maturing to red seed heads. Flowers are good for cutting, fresh or dried. Gradually turns golden-yellow in fall, remaining attractive all winter long. Trim back to the ground in early spring. Clumps are easily divided in spring. Drought tolerant once established.

Further details for
Panicum virgatum ‘Strictum’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Green
Blooming Time
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Massed
  Tall/Screening
  Specimen
  Waterside
  Wild Flower
Flower Head Size
  Large
Height
   120-180 cm
   47-70 inches
Spread
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.