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Botanical name: Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'
Other names: Switch grass 'Shenandoah', Red switch grass 'Shenandoah'
Variety or cultivar: 'Shenandoah' _ 'Shenandoah' is a narrowly upright, clump-forming, deciduous perennial grass with flat, linear, red-tipped, mid-green leaves in summer turning burgundy in autumn. Large, weeping panicles of tiny, red-pink flowers bloom in early autumn.
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' is: Deciduous
Flower: Reddish pink in Autumn
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Red, Mid-green in Summer; Red-maroon, Maroon in Autumn; Yellow-brown in Winter
Habit: Clump-forming, Upright
Pests: Generally pest free
Diseases: Generally disease free
Pruning: Remove dead foliage and old flowered stems in spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' (Switch grass 'Shenandoah') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting, City, Cottage/Informal
Cultivation: Grow in full sun in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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