Brand: panicum Squaw
perfect Switch grass for small gardens. It is attractive as a medium green foliage plant from early summer on. By mid-summer it is showing shades of pink in the inflorescence. But it is in the autumn when ‘Squaw’ is in full colour – a dark wine red.At 1.2m in height, a line of them would make a neat and low-maintenance stealth hedge, particularly useful where you don’t want to be obvious about wanting screening from neighbours. You would have to get intimate with them again every spring, though.
fairly unfussy about soil, but will do best in something reasonably moist and fertile. Full sun is required for the best colour