Grass Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'

Swtich Grass

  • Entire plants turns deep maroon-purple in May to June
  • Graceful red panicles held above the foliage
  • Leave stand through winter for garden interest
  • In early spring, cut back to 4-6" before growth begins
  • Drought tolerant once established, easy care

Height:

36-40 in

Spread:

36-40 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

 

Characteristics & Attributes for Grass Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Focal Point
Border or Bed
Low Maintenance
Great Foliage
Foliage Color
Burgundy
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Dry Soil
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Winter
Summer
Fall
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Upright