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Northwind Tall Switch Grass

Elevate your landscape with the stately elegance of Switch Grass 'Northwind' (Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'), a superb choice for adding captivating vertical interest to your garden. With its wide, erect stems that steadfastly refuse to flop over, 'Northwind' stands tall and proud, creating a commanding presence in any setting. In late summer, this distinguished grass further captivates with airy plumes that dance gracefully above the foliage, adding a touch of drama to an already exciting plant. As a native cultivar, 'Northwind' not only enhances the beauty of your landscape but also supports local ecosystems and promotes sustainability.

Ecological Benefits: 

  • As a native cultivar, Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' contributes to the preservation of local ecosystems and supports native wildlife, promoting the conservation of native plant species and fostering a resilient and sustainable garden landscape.
  • With its ability to thrive in dry conditions, 'Northwind' is an excellent choice for drought-tolerant landscapes, requiring minimal water once established and contributing to water conservation efforts.
  • Utilize 'Northwind' as a natural wind screen or privacy barrier, planting it along property lines or in strategic locations to provide protection from wind and create secluded outdoor spaces.

Growing Details: 
Flourishes in zones 4 to 9
Height: ~5inches 
Width: ~36inches
Lighting: Sun