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Standing Ovation Little Bluestem

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  • flowering dateLate summer through fall.
  • hardiness zone3-8
  • height36 - 48 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship asPREMIUM 4"
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • Upright habit for a vertical border accent
  • Tolerant of drought and poor soil
  • Three seasons of colorful interest
Standing Ovation puts on three seasons of color. It starts bluish, with a deeper purple tone towards the base in summer. Small, tan seed heads also appear in late summer. Then in fall, desert sunset shades of red, orange and purple take over. When the weather turns wintery, the grass dries to a pretty wheat gold. These blades are thicker than those of most other Schizachyrium, which means they stay upright—a great vertical accent for a garden border. Alternatively, you could plant it as a screen for unsightly things in the landscape like a gas meter. The foliage adds longer lines in a flower arrangement, and because it changes colors, it can fit into a few different color palettes. You can also dry it for long-lasting interior décor. This grass does well in a wide range of soils. It's especially handy for soils that dry out quickly, because it is drought tolerant. Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' PP25202

Product Details

  • botanical nameSchizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' PP25202
  • flowering dateLate summer through fall.
  • flower formSmall tan seed heads appear in late summer through fall.
  • foliage type Sturdy, upright stems with blue cast, dark purple closer to base Brilliant, fiery-colored foliage through fall Blades are thicker than other Schizachyrium Sturdy, upright stems with blue cast, dark purple closer to base. Brilliant, fiery-colored foliage through fall. Blades are thicker than other Schizachyrium species.
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateModerate
  • hardiness zone3-8
  • height36 - 48 inches
  • planting instructionsSet at the same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil well and water thoroughly.
  • pruningCut to the ground in late winter to early spring.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship asPREMIUM 4"
  • soil requirementAverage, dry to medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates wide range of soil conditions
  • spacing12 - 16 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • watering requirementDrought tolerant

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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5A 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
7A 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
7B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
9A-9B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
10A-10B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/4/24

    Standing Ovation Little Bluestem
    Standing Ovation Little Bluestem
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