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Standing Ovation Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' PP #25,202

Pronunciation: ski-za-KRY-ee-um sko-PAIR-ee-um
SKU #43133
3-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Exceptionally sturdy stems that don't flop over, even in high winds and heavy rain. Striking blue-green foliage adds great contrast with hints of green, pink, and purple. Foliage color softens in late summer then develops fiery red and orange hues in fall. Showy silver plumes develop seed heads that persist through winter, providing forage for birds.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer, persisting through winter.
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Privacy Screen, Hillside
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Salvia (Salvia); Sedum (Sedum); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
CARE
Care Grows easily in a wide range of soils and environmental conditions including clay, high heat, and humidity. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Cut to the ground in late winter to early spring.

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