Ideal grass for container, mass planting, or a colorful specimen. 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. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.
Panicum supplies an ideal wildlife habitat providing shelter and food for songbirds. Tolerates both wet and dry conditions. Switch Grass gets its name from the calming swishing sound produced with a gentle breeze. This tough ornamental grass is deer resistant, will grow near black walnut trees and even tolerates salt spray near the ocean and road salt. Finely-textured flower seed panicles open dark red and then turn beige in fall.