Standing Ovation Little Bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' PP #25,202
Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ski-za-KRY-ee-um sko-PAIR-ee-um|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer, persisting through winter.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Privacy Screen, Hillside|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Salvia (Salvia); Sedum (Sedum); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8