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Panicum virgatum

Panicum virgatum

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

75cm

60cm

Min

50cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Panicum virgatum Overview

Upright deciduous perennial clumps from Southern Canada to Central America. Bear grass-like, linear mid green blades.

How to propagate Panicum virgatum

Division

You can propagate the species from seeds or from division.

Seed

Other uses of Panicum virgatum

Attractive seed heads in winter.