2014 Northwind Switchgrass
Botanical Name: Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’
Zone: 4 to 10
Size: 5 or 6 feet
This refined warm season grass is hardy from Zone 4 to 10 and grows best in either full sun or bright shade. It is soil adaptable and drought tolerant once established. The plant spreads slowly to form clumps of refined, upright steel blue leaves that are topped by a haze of finely textured golden yellow flower panicles, reaching a height of 5 or 6 feet.