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Northwind Upright Switchgrass

Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'
SKU: HC014660
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
No longer available this season.
Panicum virgatum Northwind is a showy- upright growing form of Prairie Switchgrass with blue-green foliage and fine textured yellow flowers in late summer. Nice tawny yellow fall color too. Drought resistant perennial plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Winter Interest, Mass Plantings, Erosion Control
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
6' tall
Bloom Time
Early to late summer


6' tall x 2-3' wide. (Division propagated). Panicum virgatum Northwind is a tall, very upright growing Prairie Switchgrass with blue-green foliage and fine textured yellow flower spikes. An excellent grass for winter interest.
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