Photo courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Schizachyrium scoparium Standing Ovation (Little Bluestem)

This graceful, fine-textured perennial grass features slender steel-blue blades with deep purple highlights that become bright orange and burgundy in the fall and sprout shiny silver tufts. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
3-4 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 25,202