|Sunlight||Full Sun, Part Sun|
|Mature Height||3-4 Feet|
|Mature Width||2-3 Feet|
Shenandoah Switchgrass is an upright grass with tons of red color! Red-pink plumes soften your landscape from mid summer until winter. As the weather warms up the lovely green blades are kissed with red tips. This red takes over the blade in fall and deepens in color as the temperatures dip. This grass is low maintenance, deer resistant, and drought, heat, salt, pollution and black walnut tolerant!
When planting your Shenandoah Switch Grass choose the best location for this plant to thrive. This grass grows best in full to part sun. This
Water deeply once or twice weekly for the first 3 months after planting to help the roots grow properly. After establishing Fountain Grass is drought tolerant and only rarely requires water. Water thoroughly in extreme heat, especially in the first summer. Fertilize with a slow release, balanced fertilizer in spring for optimal growth. Prune back this grass to the ground in late winter or early spring before new growth emerges for a clean start and a fresh looking plant.
Shenandoah Switch Grass is extremely hardy as well as pest and disease resistant. It is also deer, rabbit, pollution, flood, black walnut, and salt tolerant. Pink Muhly Grass and Pampas Grass are also great alternatives.