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Little Bluestem Grass Standing Ovation

This drought-tolerant grass thrives even in poor, dry soils. Standing Ovation evolves from blue/green in the spring months to orange, red and yellow in the autumn garden. It also provides winter interest and keeps its compact form throughout most of the season. (Schizachyrium scoparium)

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Plant - 3.5" pot

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Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 40-48" tall, 12" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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SKU ASL4R31
Common Name Little Bluestem Grass
Botanical Name Schizachyrium scoparium
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Mature Height 40-48" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12" wide
Bloom Time Late Summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Birds, Native
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Plant this easy-to-grow grass as a textured, vertical accent in any perennial garden. It tolerates dry conditions and keeps its sturdy, upright form throughout the season. Standing Ovation prefers to be cut to the ground in the early spring before new growth emerges.
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Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

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