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Here are some other interesting cultivars of Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass) to consider:
Switch Grass. Plants form wide clump of narrow green leaves, airy clouds of flowers give way to reddish seed heads, yellow & red fall foliage color, soft tan for the winter.
Dallas Blues Switch Grass. A robust grower with blue foliage and mauve flower heads ideal for planting as a screen or as a specimen.
Heavy Metal Blue Switch Grass.
Red Switch Grass. Blue-Green foliage begins to turn wine-red by early summer. An improvement over older panicums.
Prairie Sky Switch Grass.
Rotstrahlbusch Switch Grass. Red tips all season long, turning more intense in fall.
Red Switch Grass. Best grass for gorgeous wine-burgundy color in fall, leaf tips show hints of red by midsummer turning all red by fall, reddish seed heads in late summer.
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