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Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’

Northwind switch grass

Main interest:
sturdy upright nature, refined blue-green to olive green foliage, protection for birds
Soil & Exposure:
full sun
Growth type:
upright, clumping, moderate
Flower:
yellow
Foliage:
fine, blue-grey green
USDA Hardiness:
4: -34.4 ° C (-30 ° F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 6 ft (1.8 m) width: 2 ft (0.6 m)
Use:
hedge, privacy screen, erosion control, mass planting, rock garden, wildlife garden

Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’ is a compact, tall clumping grass with a rigidly upright form. Foliage is olive to blue-green, and turns golden yellow in autumn. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other tall grasses. Airy flower panicles produce showy seed heads. Sturdy stems stay upright, even under snow, giving protection to wintering songbirds and winter interest to your garden.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.

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