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Blood Brothers Switch Grass

Blood Brothers Switch Grass

Panicum virgatum 'Blood Brothers'

Attracts Butterflies

Collection: Grasses
Tags: grass, panicum, switch grass


This terrific plant forms an upright, vase-shaped mound of green-blue leaves and the tips develop blood-red tones by midsummer that get better through the autumn. Sprays of small reddish flowers develop into tan seedheads by late fall. One of the best Panicum on the market.

Botanical NamePanicum virgatum 'Blood Brothers'
ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
HardinessZone 3
Bloom MonthsAugust
FeaturesAttracts Butterflies, Cut Flowers, Resists Deer, Native to North America

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.