Find plants you love and create idea boards for all your projects. Absolutely ideal for growing in decorative containers, this hardy Red Switch Grass is a perennial substitute for Pennisetum ‘Rubrum’. Panicum supplies an ideal wildlife habitat providing shelter and food for songbirds. Divide in spring only. This bold beauty comes in a petite package, filling out just to 3’ tall and 1.5’ wide! Size: 4-6′ tall, 2-4′ wide 3. This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cut back to the ground in late winter before active growth resumes. It makes a dynamite specimen plant and is even more eye-catching when planted en masse. By late summer, nearly the entire clump is drenched in color and is topped by matching wine-red flower panicles held just above the foliage. Proven Winners® select… Its show starts in early summer with upright blue-green foliage and by mid to late summer the entire plant erupts in red - from foliage to flowers! This tough ornamental grass is deer resistant, will grow near black walnut trees and even tolerates salt spray near the ocean and road salt. Out Of Stock. It should be … Switch Grass gets its name from the calming swishing sound produced with a gentle breeze. Coldest zone:4 4. It was an important part of the tall grass prairie that once covered the interior of the United States. Panicum are strongly vertical grasses with good color. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow. NOURISHED BY NATURE NATURAL INSECT REPELLENT. If You Wish To Pick Up Your Order Indicate This In Your Check Out and Your Shipping Fees Will Be Refunded, Home From Proven Winners, 'Cheyenne Sky' Panicum virgatum USPPAF forms a tight, v-shaped, 3' clump of blue-green foliage that turns wine red in early summer. Check our live page on United States travel restrictions to see if you can travel from Cheyenne to Lexington Blue Grass, and if you'll need to quarantine on arrival. Sku #40500. It only gets 3ft tall an 2ft wide. Cheyenne Sky Switch Grass is an herbaceous perennial grass with an upright spreading habit of growth. Drought and salt tolerant plants are deer … Cheyenne Sky Grass is a great drought tolerant compact grass. These varieties thrive in full sun growing conditions and are proven deer resistant. Origin: Selection of a species native to North America. Description. Panicum virgatum 'Cardinal' Switch grass. Pronunciation: PAN-ih-kum veer-GAH-tum Panicum virgatumis a native to the North American tall grass prairies. * Botanical name: Panicum virgatum ‘Cheyenne Sky’ * What it is: A version of a U.S. native ornamental grass that’s good at staying upright (unlike taller grasses that often flop by late summer) and especially nice in early fall when the green blades turn burgundy-red. Mar 20, 2013 - Panicum Cheyenne Sky - Common name:Red Switch Grass, Panic Grass - Ideal grass for container, mass planting, or a colorful specimen. Cheyenne Sky Switch Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips. Tolerates both wet and dry conditions. Common Name: Red Switch Grass, Ornamental Grass. Panicum Cheyenne Sky emerges blue/green and begins turning wine red in early summer, becoming drenched in color just as the matching wine red flower panicles arise. Prairie Winds Cheyenne Sky Switch Grass Care. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage. Season: With spectacular foliage and late-summer blooms, this switch grass has heaps of summer, fall and winter interest. Ornamental Grasses add graceful texture and movement to the garden. We have other taller switchgrass as … COVID-19 travel restrictions are changing fast, but we're here to help you find the advice you need. 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