Standing Ovation Little Bluestem

Attracts birds and butterflies


Botanical Name: Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'

Height: 3-4'

Spread: 6-18"

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

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Type
Grass

Foliage
Green, Red

Season
Blooms in Summer

Light
Sun

Description

Bluish-green, upright foliage changes to a brilliant, fiery display of oranges, reds, yellows and purplish-browns in the fall. 'Standing Ovation' attracts birds and butterflies to the garden. It thrives in poor, dry soils in a sunny location.


Plant Characteristics

Performance

  • 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 Foilage/Stems

Functionality

  • 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

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Zipcode 29201
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