Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'

Cheyenne Sky Switch Grass

Patents: PPAF

Family: Poaceae

Genus: Panicum

Parent: Panicum virgatum

Category: Grass

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 2' tall, 3' in bloom

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Upright blue-green foliage that turns to red-maroon in summer. Dense narrow clump. Can tolerate heavy soils. Rabbit resistant.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 3-gallon plant at Laymans in September 2011. I moved it around and in spring 2013 it ended up in the Ornamental Grasses Border.

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