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Panicum virgatum 'Ruby Ribbons'
Switch Grass
Panicum virgatum 'Ruby Ribbons'
Code: 7989Family: GramineaeGenus: Panicum
Plant Type:Ornamental Grass
Emerging with blue-grey foliage that begins taking on a burgundy-red hue as early as midsummer, the foliage color intensifies as the season progresses. Airy 4' tall flower spikes in late summer, which dry and last well into the winter.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size Range: 36-48" tall x 24-30" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Average,Well-drained
Water Use: Drought Tolerant,Low
Maintenance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8
Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Features and Benefits
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantDrought Tolerant Drought Tolerant
Fall/Winter Color Fall/Winter ColorGood for Cut Flowers Good for Cut Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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