Description

Standing Ovation Little Bluestem

General Information

Standing Ovation Little Bluestem is a great ornamental grass that can work well in different areas of your landscape.  This grass has shown a great tendency to stay upright, regardless of the soil conditions.  The grass blades tend to be wider than the regular little bluestem grass.  The grass emerges in the spring in a brighter green color in the spring, transitioning to bluish-green, with some red at the tips.  As the fall comes on, the grass takes on colors of red maroon and orange.  It retains its upright growth habit over the winter months, giving this plant good interest all year round. 

Additional Information

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ grows to a height of 2 to 4 feet, with a spread of 18 to 24 inches.  It is recommended for climate zones 3 to 9.  It tends to grow best in full sunlight.  Standing Ovation grows best in well drained soils with average amounts of moisture.  It can grow well in a variety of soil types and has good drought tolerance.  Trim down to the ground in late winter before new spring growth has occurred.  It is not known to have any disease or insect issues. 

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, CA, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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Mature Width 18 to 24 Inches
Mature Height 2 to 4 Feet
Light Full Sunlight
Planting Zone 3 to 9

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