Northwind Tall Switch Grass - Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’

Northwind Tall Switch Grass is an easy to grow clump forming ornamental grass. It forms a tall, narrow mound of olive-green leaves, bearing airy heads of tiny green flowers in late summer. Fall colour is golden, fading to tan and attractive in the garden all winter long.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Dry Areas
Foundation
Ground Cover
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Xeriscape
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
Green
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Dry Areas
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
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Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep and exstensive root system. Drought tolerant once established. Cut back in the spring before new growth emerges.

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