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Panicum Virgatum Prairie Dog

  • Intrinsic Perennial Gardens
  • Royalty Fee

Selected for a more reserved habit growing 3’ tall with clean blue foliage on upright growth. Heavy flowering plants bloom on the top third of the plant. Pinkish, airy panicles and seed clusters on stems up to 4′.  Smaller stature allows this grass to handle heavier snow loads in colder climates.  Hardy to USDA Zone 4.

  • Common Name Switch Grass
  • Variety Prairie Dog
  • Zone Zone 4
  • Mature Size 3' H
  • Bloom Time Late Summer
  • Plant Type Grasses
  • Flower Color Rose Pink