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Panicum ‘Hot Rod’

Panicum virgatum ‘Hot Rod’

Panicum virgatum ‘Hot Rod’ has airy red panicles held above the foliage. Blades emerge blue-green and rapidly the whole plant turns a deep rich maroon. ‘Hot Rod’ colors earlier in the season than any other selection, May-June in North America. Compact, firmly upright habit 36-40” x 36”.

Origin: UK

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 4 (-30°F or -34°C)
  • Colors earlier in the season than any other selection
  • Upright habit
  • Entire plant becomes a deep purple maroon

Patent Status: PPAF

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