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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Tan/Beige
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Erosion Control
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

This species cannot be shipped to Kansas

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HOT ROD SWITCH GRASS

Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod'
PP26074 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Hot Rod Switch Grass online. 'Hot Rod' starts with blue-green foliage that rapidly changes into full-throttle deep red. Red-purple panicles emerge in midsummer. Reaches 3.5 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Excellent choice for mass plantings.
  • New Item

Mature Height:

3-4 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Switch Grass

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase HOT ROD SWITCH GRASS Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 11998

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(100 units available now - R)

Standard Package




$35.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 11851

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(50 units available now - R)

Standard Package




$75.00

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