Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' Plant Patent #25,202
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. Sold in one gallon container.
Light Needs: Full sun
Watering Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Plant type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Growth habit: Narrow, Upright
Growth rate: Fast
Average landscape size: Fast growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 1½ ft. wide.
Special features: Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Fast Growing, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Foliage color: Multicolored
Blooms: Summer, persisting through winter.
Flower color: White