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Blue selection of switchgrass, which is excellent for soil stabilization and erosion control.

Blue selection of switchgrass, which is excellent for soil stabilization and erosion control. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 9 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky'

Switch grass

The bluest of the P. virgatum cultivars, ‘Prarie Sky’ is a strong, quick grower, typically reaching 4 feet tall. 

Panicum is a warm season, clump forming grass that provides good food and cover for wildlife as well as helps prevent soil erosion. 


Height:

4 Ft

Spread:

2-3 Ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

Green

Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Dried Flower
  • Cut Flower
  • Naturalizing

Flowering Months

  • September