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 butterfly caterpillars and overwintering host for bees and other pollinators.