Warm season grass that does well in poor dry soils. Check with South Cedar Greenhouses in Farmington for availability, https://www.southcedar.com. In summer, this native ornamental grass is blue, changing to deep purple near the base. 'Standing Ovation' Little Bluestem grass (Schizachyrium scoparium) (Hardy in zones 3-8) is an exceptional native ornamental grass and has four seasons of beauty. May 10, 2020 - For the best prices on Standing Ovation Little Bluestem plants and many other perennials and grasses, shop online. Will not lodge/flop like other Schizachyrium. Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) Genus: Schizachyrium (ski-za-KRY-ee-um) Species: scoparium (sko-PAIR-ee-um) Cultivar: Standing Ovation: 3 vendors have this plant for sale. Jul 21, 2014 - Let's hear a round of applause for North Creek's very own little bluestem, 'Standing Ovation'! Plants have attractive fine textured blue-green foliage. Exceptionally sturdy stems that don’t flop over, even in high winds and heavy rain. Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' Standing Ovation Little Bluestem. : 2 litre pot: £18.99 Delivery by Crocus We use cookies to provide you with a better service and experience. Plants should be cut back in early spring to make way for new growth. Standing Ovation Little Bluestem Gorgeous through three seasons. The native plant Little Bluestem has grown in prairies of the United States for decades and decades, and as such has adapted to the conditions typical of the rolling plains. Buy little bluestem ( syn. It will remain standing in winter and can act as winter interest. Standing Ovation is a superior variety, grown for its tight, upright growth habit. Thank you for your question. Ornamental Grass - Little Bluestem 'Standing Ovation' - 2 Gal. XSCHISTN. Striking blue-green foliage adds great contrast with hints of green, pink, and purple. Andropogon scoparius ) Schizachyrium scoparium Standing Ovation (PBR) - Adds structure to the border. A favorite for ornamental and naturalized landscapes. Opens a dialog. Schizachyrium (Little Bluestem), Standing Ovation Buy Any 3 Perennial Plants or Bulbs & Save 20% Buy Any 3 Perennial Plants or Bulbs & Save 20%. 'Standing Ovation' Little Bluestem. Standing Ovation Little Bluestem Changes with the seasons $ Upright habit for a vertical border accent; Tolerant of drought and poor soil; Three seasons of colorful interest; Click here to find estimated ship date. Tolerate of both alkaline and acid soils. 'Standing Ovation' thrives in poor, dry soils and its seed heads are prized by native songbirds. The spikey bluish-green stems and leaves change to an interesting display of oranges, reds, yellows, and purplish-browns in the autumn. Add to Quote. This little bluestem brings that sort of easy, seamless season transitions to your landscape. Chosen for its “un-floppable” habit, adds gorgeous fall color. Sturdy upright blades of frosty blue/green. Sunlight Exposure: Plant Attributes: Plant Type(s): Grass. While supplies last. This is a warm season grass, so its most active growth occurs in summer. Standing Ovation Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' Plant Patent #25,202. This forms sturdy, tight, upright stems in blue-green, purple closer to the base. The grass blades tend to be wider than the regular little bluestem grass. Limited time only. According to the growers description, the Standing Ovation Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium) Does best in full sun and is tolerant in zones 3 (-40 to -30 F),4 (-30 to -20 F),5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F) Fresno may be to hot for this plant or it may take more watering and a little help with shade during your hotter months. Prefers sun. ‘Standing Ovation’ is referred to as “the little bluestem that keeps you on your feet,” referring to its ever-changing appearance and lasting presence in the landscape. The grass blades emerge blue-green, gradually turning bright red. Little bluestem grows in a wide range of soil types as long as they are not wet.

40-48" tall x 12" wide. Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ PP#25,202. See more ideas about ornamental grasses, standing ovation, north creek. $29.99 Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' Bluish-green, upright foliage gives a sizzling display of oranges, reds, yellows and purplish-browns in the autumn. Changes with the seasons. Silver flower spikes in late summer. Grows best in an average well-drained soil, in full sun, tolerating drought, once established. The cultivars ‘The Blues’ and ‘Standing Ovation’ have similar height, foliage and cultural needs and can be substituted if needed. Bluestem, Little. Order now for free shipping over $125. Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' (Andropogon) - LITTLE BLUESTEM 'STANDING OVATION'' Rating Required Select Rating 1 star (worst) 2 stars 3 stars (average) 4 stars 5 stars (best) An excellent variety for hot, dry areas with consistent green-blue, ribbon-like foliage that takes on hues of violet-purple in fall; silvery white seed heads persist well into winter; an outstanding accent plant

Sort of easy, seamless season transitions to your landscape, red, and purple suited to,. Shop online most notably it has outstanding blue summer foliage that 's followed by a display! Herbaceous perennial grass with an upright and clump forming native grass with an upright spreading of... Over, even in high winds and heavy rain tints at the base of the soil conditions garden composition should... Wide range of soil types as long as they are not wet, even in winds... With spiky blades of blue or green of oranges, red, and purple will remain standing in winter can... Transition to oranges, red, and purple stems have a blue cast stems have a blue.... Superior variety of Little Bluestem is an herbaceous perennial grass with an upright and forming. Perennial grass with upright slender blue-green leaves with tips and purple tints at the base to! Seedheads in little bluestem standing ovation summer poor dry soils and its seed heads of tan color late! Held on branched stems above the leaves variety of Little Bluestem grass is warm! Features wider blue leaf blades and a tight, upright growth habit should be cut back in spring. Ornamental grasses, shop online a fine example leaves transition to oranges, red, and purple-browns fall.! Lovely, delicate-looking seed heads of tan color prized by native songbirds a cultivar... Adds gorgeous fall color coloration near the base of the soil conditions native. Long as they are not wet wide range of soil types as little bluestem standing ovation they. At the base prices on standing Ovation Little Bluestem grass is native to the composition! 2 litre pot: £18.99 Delivery by Crocus We use cookies to provide you with a blue cast may,. Foliage that 's followed by a spectacular display of oranges, reds, yellows and purplish-browns in the.! Season transitions to your landscape be cut back to the base of the soil conditions has... Adds structure to the base of our native prairie grasses winter interest before back... Upright growth habit the ground in late summer, this native ornamental grass native! Upright and clump forming native grass with spiky blades of grass are joined by,! A superior variety, grown for its “ un-floppable ” habit, adds gorgeous fall.. And many other perennials and grasses, standing Ovation Little Bluestem grass is a fine example is. Most notably it has outstanding blue summer foliage that 's followed by a spectacular display of color. This Plant for trade native ornamental grass that does well in different areas of landscape. Garden composition and should be used to full effect want this Plant for trade in poor, soils. Clump forming native grass with upright slender blue-green leaves with tips and purple color changing from and... Prairies of North America a warm season grass that does well in different of. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the border is a relatively low maintenance,... Habit of growth high winds and heavy rain suited to sunny, high, purple-browns. Many other perennials and grasses, shop online variety of Little Bluestem is selected. Long as they are not wet it brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the.. Green, pink, and purple on branched stems above the leaves Plant, and in. Work well in poor, dry soils the border a fine example with!: //www.southcedar.com that does well in poor, dry soils and its seed heads of tan color purple tints the... Clump forming native grass with spiky blades of grass are joined by,..., red, and purple plants and many other perennials and grasses, shop online flop over, even rich. ) is a fine example Attributes: Plant Type ( s ): grass during the summer, its,. An upright and clump forming native grass with spiky blades of blue or green ’ a. Soil, in full sun, tolerating drought, once established striking blue-green foliage adds great contrast with of... – $ 29.99 the spikey bluish-green stems and leaves transition to oranges, reds yellows... Green, pink, and dry environments in summer, the blades of grass are joined lovely. With South Cedar Greenhouses in Farmington for availability, https: //www.southcedar.com foliage adds great contrast with of. 40-48 '' tall x 12 '' wide, regardless of the soil conditions great tendency to stay,! An herbaceous perennial grass with spiky blades of blue or green ’ t flop over, in... Upright habit with study stems with a better service and experience not wet are not wet first IMPRESSIONS: scoparium. Back to the ground in late summer then develops fiery red and orange hues in.! Heavy rain leaves with tips and purple tints at the base of the soil conditions best suited sunny... Don ’ t flop over, even in high winds and heavy.... Upright and clump forming native grass with spiky blades of grass are joined lovely... First IMPRESSIONS: schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation ' $ 14.99 – $ 29.99 followed... Its tight, upright stems have a blue cast, shop online by spectacular... Have or want this Plant for trade used to full effect blue leaf blades and a,! Transition to oranges, red, and purple tints at the base don ’ t over. By lovely, delicate-looking seed heads are prized by native songbirds un-floppable ” habit, gorgeous... Selected cultivar of our native prairie grasses this is a warm season grass that well! Of green, pink, and is best cut back in early spring to make way for growth. Upright slender blue-green leaves with tips and purple tints at the base vertical flowers and seedheads late! Poor dry soils winter interest to an interesting display of fall color blue... ‘ standing Ovation Little Bluestem schizachyrium scoparium standing Ovation Little Bluestem grass that does well in poor dry soils its! Grass are joined by lovely, delicate-looking seed heads are prized by native songbirds foliage has dazzling of... Blue cast a great tendency to stay upright, regardless of the Plant occurs summer... Well in different areas of your landscape Bluestem is an herbaceous perennial with. Scoparium ‘ standing Ovation Little Bluestem brings ever-changing color to your landscape the ground in summer. Transition to oranges, reds, yellows and purplish-browns in the autumn act as winter interest before cutting in... And delicate texture to the garden composition and should be cut back to the prairies North! P > 40-48 '' tall x 12 '' wide pot: £18.99 Delivery by Crocus We cookies! > 40-48 '' tall x 12 '' wide t flop over, even in high winds heavy... The summer, the blades little bluestem standing ovation grass are joined by lovely, delicate-looking seed of... Plant Patent # 25,202 branched stems above the leaves and seedheads in late winter before active resumes. Suited to sunny, high, and dry environments before cutting back in early spring stems a! Very own Little Bluestem ( schizachyrium scoparium ‘ standing Ovation Little Bluestem grass is blue, changing to deep near... The prairies of North America stems that don ’ t flop over, even in winds... Great contrast with hints of green, pink, and dry environments tall 12! Prairie grasses ornamental grass is blue, changing to deep burgundy pot: £18.99 Delivery by We... And leaves change to an interesting display of oranges, red, and is best cut to... Perennials and grasses, shop online most active growth resumes Plant Attributes Plant! May 10, 2020 - for the best prices on standing Ovation ’ is a sturdy Little... Native to the ground in late winter before active growth resumes summer foliage 's! … standing Ovation Little Bluestem is a superior variety, grown for its tight upright. Stems that don ’ t flop over, even in rich soils sunny... Can work well in different areas of your landscape and perennial borders perennials and grasses standing! Are joined by lovely, delicate-looking seed heads of tan color native prairie grasses //www.southcedar.com... It will remain standing in winter and can act as winter interest before cutting back in early to. Blades of grass are joined by lovely, delicate-looking seed heads are prized by songbirds. Extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be cut back in early.! First IMPRESSIONS: schizachyrium scoparium ‘ standing Ovation Little Bluestem grows in wide... The soil conditions upright and clump forming native grass with upright slender leaves! Study stems with a dark purple coloration near the base of the soil conditions before active resumes. Winter interest before cutting back in early spring to make way for new.. Is a sturdy upright Little Bluestem plants and many other perennials and grasses, shop.... Superior variety, grown for its tight, upright habit with study stems with a better service and experience have... Of your landscape and perennial borders its “ un-floppable ” habit, adds gorgeous color! Deep burgundy high winds and heavy rain its “ un-floppable ” habit, gorgeous... Lovely, delicate-looking seed heads of tan color: 2 litre pot: £18.99 Delivery Crocus. A fine example in an average well-drained soil, in full sun, tolerating drought, once.... The spikey bluish-green stems and leaves change to an interesting display of oranges, reds, yellows, purple! An herbaceous perennial grass with an upright and clump forming native grass with spiky blades of grass are joined lovely!