Schizachyrium 'Standing Ovation'

Little Bluestem

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Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’

  • Selected for its upright habit and electrifying fall color
  • Does well in poor, dry soils
  • Bluish-green stems and leaves transition to a sizzling display of oranges, reds, yellows, and purplish-browns in the fall
  • PPAF

Height: 3-4 ft

Zone: 3-8
Color: Multi-Color

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Tolerates Clay Soil
  • Fall Color
  • Mass Planting
  • Native Selection
  • Rock Garden
  • Great Foliage
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Purple
  • Blue
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Green


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well Drained
  • Dry Soil

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