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Panicum virgatum ‘Hot Rod’

Switch Grass

Zone 4

Full Sun- Part Shade

4'H 2'W

Clumping, upright, stiff, warm season grass with blue leaves. Foliage turns burgundy in the summer and beige in the winter. Panicles of finely-textured flowers emerge in fall and turn to purple for winter color. Will spread slightly via rhizomes. Tolerant of drought, erosion, dry or wet soil, and air pollution.

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