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Ruby Ribbons® Prairie Switchgrass

Panicum virgatum RR1 PP#17,944
SKU: HC016182
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Panicum virgatum 'Ruby Ribbons' PP#17,944 (Ruby Ribbons Prairie Switch Grass) is an outstanding native, compact growing, ornamental grass that develops showy burgundy-red foliage in late summer and early fall.
key features
Botanical Name
Panicum virgatum RR1 PP#17,944
Native, Deer Resistant
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Mature Height
42-48" tall
Mature Spread
24-30" wide
Bloom Time
Mid to late summer


42-48" tall x 24-30" wide. Panicum virgatum 'Ruby Ribbons' PP# 17,944 (Ruby Ribbons Prairie Switch Grass) emerges in spring with soft blue-green foliage. A selection of Panicum virgatum, it blooms in late summer with airy sprays of red flowers. As summer progresses, it develops showy burgundy-red foliage that intensifies by fall. A very easy-to-grow perennial, it thrives in a wide range of soil types and moisture levels. It's an excellent selection for use in a rain garden too.

Flat of 9 plants will cover 18-24 square feet when planted together

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