• Panicum Ruby Ribbons (7221003)
  • Panicum Ruby Ribbons (7791008)
  • Panicum Ruby Ribbons (1001EC)
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Ruby Ribbons Switch Grass

Show-stopping red foliage in summer

Botanical Name: Panicum virgatum Ruby Ribbons™ 'RR1' PP17,944

Height: 3-5'

Spread: 2-3'

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

What's my zone?


Blue, Gray, Red

Blooms in Fall



The blue-gray foliage of Ruby Ribbons turns fantastically red in midsummer, making this a show-stopping plant, particularly when planted in groups to create colorful sweeps of color in the garden. It prefers a sunny spot with well-drained soil.

'RR1'. PP17944.

Plant Characteristics


  • Great Garden Performance
  • Reliable Consumer Success
  • Easy to Grow
  • Low Maintenance
  • Multi-Season Interest
  • Improvement Over Existing Selections
  • Long Blooming

Special Features

  • Cool & Unique
  • Disease Resistant
  • Pest / Insect Resistant
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Fragrant Blooms
  • Cut / Dried Flowers
  • Cut Foliage/Stems


  • Small, Urban Yards
  • Kid & Pet Friendly
  • Great in Containers
  • Edible Garden
  • Privacy Screening
  • Erosion Control
  • Wet Areas
  • Climbing

Wildlife & Environment

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies / Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Non-Invasive
  • Low Water Usage / Drought Tolerant
  • Native / Nativar

What's my hardiness zone?

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Zipcode 29201
Zone 8
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Canadian Hardiness Zone Information