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Hot Rod Red Switch Grass

Hot Rod Red Switch Grass

Striking New Variety
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Gently swaying in the wind our Hot Rod Red Switch Grass shows its true colors under the full sun—transforming the blue-green blades to a rich, deep maroon. Additionally, lovely tan flowers appear in late summer to early fall. PPAF

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Light: Full sun
Height: 3-3.5'
Deer Resistant
Bloom Time: Late summer to early fall
Size: Potted
Zones: 4 to 10

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Hot Rod Red Switch Grass Product Details

Botanical Name: Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod' PPAF
Form: Herbaceous perennial
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height/Habit: 3 - 3,5'
Spread: 18" - 24"
Spacing: 18" - 24"
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 - 10 (-30 degreed F)
Foliage Type: Firmly upright blades
Flower Form: Individual flowers small and fluffy, forming long elegant panicles held 12" - 15" above the foliage
Flower Color: Red/Tan
Flowering Date: Late summer to early fall
Planting Requirements: Set at the same depth they are at in the container. Firm well and water in thoroughly
Soil Requirements: Well drained, tolerant of a wide range of conditions, except wet soils
Growth Rate: Fast once established which takes approximately one growing season
Unique Characteristics: This switch grass prefers full sunâin fact, that's where you'll see the best color development. Firmly upright blades blue/green, reddening rapidly until the whole plant is rich, deep maroon. Though the foliage is obviously the real star, lovely tan flower heads appear in late summer to early fall, imparting additional interest to an already attractive plant
Pruning: None, except to cut back stems
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Hot Rod Red Switch Grass Review by Elaine Mills - Bergman, AR
Posted on 2013-09-01 14:24:22

Gorgeus leaves and plumes really add to the looks of the plant. Great for the areas you want to look great but no work! Fabulous for rock gardens too.



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