Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

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<ul><li><b>Position:</b> full sun<li><b> Soil:</b> moderately fertile, well-drained soil<li><b>Rate of growth:</b> slow-average<li><b>Flowering period:</b> August and September<li><b>Hardiness:</b> fully hardy<br><br>Easily mistaken for Japanese Blood grass (Imperata cylindrica Rubra), this grass starts off with green, strap-like leaves that turn red at the tips in June, and produces light, airy flower panicles in summer. In autumn, the foliage turns a spectacular deep burgundy. It likes full sun, and unlike Imperata, can cope with dry summers. Try it in small groups among taller grasses, or against tall perennials.<br><br><li><b>Garden care: </b> Cut it back when it starts to look tatty. Lift and divide between mid-spring and summer.</li></ul>

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-average
  • Flowering period: August and September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Easily mistaken for Japanese Blood grass (Imperata cylindrica Rubra), this grass starts off with green, strap-like leaves that turn red at the tips in June, and produces light, airy flower panicles in summer. In autumn, the foliage turns a spectacular deep burgundy. It likes full sun, and unlike Imperata, can cope with dry summers. Try it in small groups among taller grasses, or against tall perennials.

  • Garden care: Cut it back when it starts to look tatty. Lift and divide between mid-spring and summer.

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