Switchgrass

Panicum virgatum Growing Information • Plant Type: Grass • Sunlight: Full Sun, part • Soils: Dry, average • Bloom Time: Purplish in summer and early fall • Size: 2-5 feet in height; 2-4 foot spread A robust, warm season bunchgrass, switchgrass is best used as a...

Big Bluestem

Andropogon gerardii Growing Information • Plant Type: Grass • Sunlight: Full Sun • Soils: Dry, average • Bloom Time: Purplish in summer and early fall • Size: 2-5 feet in height; 2-4 foot spread A robust, warm season bunchgrass, Big Bluestem is best used as a striking...

Prairie Dropseed

Sporobolus heterolepis Growing Information • Plant Type: Grass • Sunlight: Sun, part shade • Soils: Dry, sandy, average • Bloom Time: Pink and brown tints in June, July, August • Size: 1-3 feet in height; 1-3 foot spread Plant as a groundcover, border, or accent plant...

Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium Growing Information • Plant Type: Grass • Sunlight: Sun, Part Shade • Soils: Average, dry • Bloom Time: Non-flowering • Size: 1-3 feet in height; 8-24 inch spread This ubiquitous Cape Cod grass makes a beautiful native choice for an ornamental...

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