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Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass)

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass)

$ 4.50
We ship only to the New England and New York states.  Orders are shipped mid-June through September.  We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts.  Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants.  Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.  Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name:  Switchgrass

Attracts:  Butterflies, Larval Host, Birds

Use:  Garden, Naturalizing and Monarch Garden

Light:  Full Sun to Part Sun

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 9  USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Dry to Moist

Flower Time:  Mid-August to October

Flower Color:  Reddish Purple

Height:  3' - 6'

Notes:  Switchgrass is a clump-forming native grass, show-stopper.  Beautiful in all seasons and valued by many butterflies and moths as a larval host plant, seeds for songbirds and cover/nesting material for many wildlife species.

Native to all US except the West Coast:  USDA Native Plants Map


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