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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'
Common Name: little bluestem
A warm season grass that does well in poor, dry soils. Spikey bluish-green stems and leaves transition to a sizzling display of oranges, reds, yellows, and purplish-browns in the autumn. Also provides winter interest before cutting back in early spring to make way for new growth.
Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 12-18 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-8