Panicum virgatum – Switch Grass – Prairie Winds® ‘Niagara Falls’

Garden Height
48 - 48
Spacing
48 - 48
Spread
48 - 48
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Flower Colors
Tan
Light Level
Sun
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Notably wide for a Panicum, ‘Niagara Falls’ is excellent for filling space in the landscape. This native ornamental grass that appears like a Miscanthus in the landscape with arching foliage, but adds the powder blue color characteristic of Switch Grass. In fall, sprays of cream seed heads pack the top of the plant.

Features
Notably wide for a Panicum, ‘Niagara Falls’ is excellent for filling space in the landscape. This native ornamental grass that appears like a Miscanthus in the landscape with arching foliage, but adds the powder blue color characteristic of Switch Grass. In fall, sprays of cream seed heads pack the top of the plant.

Resists: Deer

Drought Tolerant

Erosion Control

Grass

Native to North America

Fall Interest

Winter Interest

Foliage Interest

Salt Tolerant

Maintenance Notes
One of the easiest ornamental grasses to grow in full sun. Does well in any soil from sand to clay. Cut back in spring before new growth appears.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Fertile Soil, Poor Soil

Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Neutral Soil

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