Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ – Little Bluestem


Standing Ovation’ is an introduction from North Creek Nurseries in Pennsylvania. It keeps a tight, upright habit throughout the entire season even in rich soils. The foliage is blue-green with hints of greens, purples and pinks. Fall brings out stunning reds and oranges.

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One of the most characteristic grasses of Tallgrass Prairies and common in old fields in theCatskills. Clump-forming and fine-textured with delicate inflorescences that become silvery and noticeably attractive when side-lit or back-lit by the Autumn or early Winter sun. You can help seed-eating birds that overwinter in our area by waiting to trim grasses back to the ground until early to mid spring.

Grass family, Poaceae

Updated 15 September 2022

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Pot size

1 quart, 3 quart, 2 gallon