Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'

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Features

FEATURES

Forms a dense, upright clump of blue-green leaves that turn wine red in early summer. Purple flower panicles appear just above the foliage in late summer. This petite red grass is ideal for containers.

Foliage Interest
Fall Interest
Winter Interest
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Erosion Control
Resists: 
Deer
Grass: 
 Grass
Native to North America

CHARACTERISTICS

Plant Type: 
 Perennial
 
Height Category: 
 Medium
 
Garden Height: 
 36 Inches
 
Spacing: 
 18 Inches
 
Spread: 
 18 Inches
 
Flower Colors: 
 Tan
 
Flower Shade: 
 Tan
 
Foliage Colors: 
 Red
 
Foliage Shade: 
 Red
 
Habit: 
 Upright
 
Container Role: 
 Thriller

PLANT NEEDS

Light Requirement: 
 Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Category: 
 Easy
Bloom Time: 
 Late Summer
Hardiness Zones: 
 4a4b5a5b6a6b7a7b8a8b9a9b
Water Category: 
 Average
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
 Average Soil
 
 Fertile Soil
 
 Poor Soil
Soil PH Category: 
 Acidic Soil
 
 Neutral Soil
Uses: 
 Border Plant
 
 Container
 
 Cut Flower
 
 Landscape
 
 Mass Planting
 
 Specimen or Focal Point
Maintenance Notes: 
 

One of the easiest ornamental grasses to grow in full sun. Does well in any soil from sand to clay. Cut back in spring before new growth appears.

Prairie Winds® 'Cheyenne Sky' Panicum virgatum USPP 23,209

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