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Red Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum 'Rotstrahlbusch' 5410.2) #2

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This sturdy selection forms a neat, compact, and upright clump of striking leaves that are tinged with red in summer, then turn a rich burgundy red in the fall; red plumes appear in late summer; perfect as a landscape accent, or along borders

Ornamental Features:

Red Switch Grass features airy plumes of red flowers with pink overtones rising above the foliage from mid to late summer. Its attractive grassy leaves are grayish green in color with showy dark red variegation. As an added bonus, the foliage turns gorgeous shades of burgundy and in the fall. The dark red seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from early fall to mid winter. The tan stems can be quite attractive.

Landscape Attributes:

Red Switch Grass is an herbaceous perennial grass with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

Red Switch Grass is recommended for the following landscape applications;