Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'  ~Standing Ovation Little Bluestem - Delivered By ServeScape
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' ~ Standing Ovation Little Bluestem-ServeScape
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' ~ Standing Ovation Little Bluestem-ServeScape

Standing Ovation Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'


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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Standing Ovation Little Bluestem is a native grass with upright slender blue-green leaves with tips and purple tints at the base.  The foliage has dazzling shades of yellow, oranges, red, and purple-browns fall color.  Tiny green flowers rise high above the foliage on stems in late summer and are followed by fluffy white seed heads that persist through winter.  Grows best in full sun and well-drained soils.

Schizachyrium scoparium is a native host plant for 6 different skippers:  the Ottoe, Indian, Crossline, Dusted, Cobweb, and Dixie skipper.  The seeds are eaten by small birds.

Type: 

Orn. Grass

Origins:

N. America; GA Native

Height: 

2’ - 4'

Spread: 

1.5' - 2'

Spacing: 

1.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun

Bloom Color: 

Green

Season of Interest: 

SummerFallYear-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant.  Cut to ground late winter or early spring.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group PlantingsBordersNaturalized AreasWoodland GardenRock GardensNative GardensGroundcover, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: TickseedJoe-Pye WeedSea Holly

IMAGE: Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' kz1, CC BY-SA 4.0, (2) The Plantography ProjectLittle Bluestem 'Standing Ovation' (Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation')

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown

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