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Panicum virgatum Purple Tears

Switch Grass: Patent 28518

This delightful switchgrass has a narrow, upright habit and is topped with purple seed heads in summer. The foliage is a light green color that persists through the summer. It is tough and adaptable to many situations, including rain gardens. Native cultivar. Plant patented.


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$13.39
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Commercial Login
  • Category:Grasses
  • Hardiness Zone:4-10
  • Height:36-48 in
  • Spread:20-24 in
  • Bloom Color: Purple, White
  • Foliage Color: Green

Best in full sun with average, well-drained soil. Prefers evenly moist soil, but is drought tolerant. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Attracts Wildlife
Pollinators
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
July
August
Foliage Color
Green