Switchgrass 'Northwinds'

'Northwind' is a tall ornamental switch grass cultivar which features one of the best vertical forms. Olive-green to bluish-green foliage forms a compact, narrow 4-5' tall clump of foliage, which is topped in late summer by finely-textured mauve colored flower. Foliage turns yellow-beige in fall and provides good winter interest.


  • Botanical Name: Panicum virgatum
  • Common Name: Northwinds Switchgrass
  • Flower Color: Mauve
  • Height: 4 - 5 Feet
  • Width: 2 - 3 Feet
  • Season of Bloom: September
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zone: 2 - 9

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