1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
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red switch grass

Panicum virgatum ‘Shenandoahl’

Best burgundy-red coloring of all the switch grasses. Deep-green foliage takes on red hues by midsummer. The coloring becomes more pronounced until it turns deep burgundy-wine by September. Tolerates a wide range of soil. NATIVE TO NORTH AMERICA MINUS WESTERN COASTAL STATES.

Panicum is a larval host for skipper butterflies and overwintering host for bees and other pollinators.