Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Fields

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Green/Brown

Attributes: Drought tolerant, Clay soil tolerant, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 100-150 cm (39-59 in)


Switch grass flowers profusely in July or August. When the airy flowers open they are often attractively tinged with pink.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Grasses, Sedges and Rushes website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email nithriverplants@hotmail.com