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botanical name:
Panicum virgatum 'Rubrum'
Panicum virgatum 'Rubrum' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Red Switch Grass
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: grass
height: 1.20m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: red & green
flower colour: brown & green
fruit colour: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Clump forming perennial grass with flat linear mid -green leaves which become brownish red tinted. Airy heads of green-brown flowers in autumn.

Any reasonable soil in sun or part shade.

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