Panicum 'Cheyenne Sky'

Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'
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Features to Note


4 - 9

Mature Height

3 Feet

Mature Width

18 IN

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Moisture Requirements

Moist, well-drained

Soil Tolerance

Normal, loamy

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range
4 - 9
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


Panicum 'Cheyenne Sky' is one of the easiest ornamental grasses to grow in full sun and will thrive almost anywhere you plant it. Part of the highly recommended and regarded Prairie Winds® series of ornamental grasses this is a favorite for landscape texture and movement. It forms a dense, upright clump of blue green foliage that transitions into an incredible wine red in the early summer. Purple flower panicles appear above the foliage during the late summer. This petite red grass is ideal for containers, so even if you don't have a lot of gardening space you can grow this grass on your porch or patio. Besides it's incredible form, this grass is regarded for its drought tolerance and deer resistance. It's incredibly beautiful, hardy, and easy to grow so you have no reason not to add it to your garden.

Does well in any soil from sand to clay. Cut back in spring before new growth appears.

Plant 'Cheyenne Sky' in your landscape and watch as it delights with color changing foliage and architectural beauty.


Genus: Panicum
Species: virgatum
Variety: 'Cheyenne Sky'
Item Form: 2-Quart
Category: Grasses
Bloom Season Start: Mid Summer
Bloom Season End: Late Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Habit: Upright
USDA Zone Low: 4
USDA Zone High: 9
Uses: Beds, Border, Containers, Foliage Interest
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
State Shipping Restrictions: GU, HI, PR, VI
Shipping Method Restrictions: none
Discount Exempt: No



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