Lowland Switchgrass Details

Lowland Switchgrass

  • Botanical Name: Panicum virgatum
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Medium
  • Landscape Use: Erosion Control, Deer Resistant
  • Ornamental Value: Green, Blue, Purple, Gold
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds, Butterflies
  • Season: Summer, Fall, Winter
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 4
  • Plant Height: 5-8'


A gorgeous tall grass that can be used as a dramatic accent plant. Has an airy, filigreed seed head. The form is a tight bunch, very tall, and drooping to the outside. Can also be used in rain gardens. Prefers moist soils.

Lowland Switchgrass Photos