Northeast Pollinator Plants
Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass)
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