Grasses

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' - PP25202

Common Name: Little Bluestem

'Standing Ovation' keeps a tight, upright habit throughout the season.  The sturdy, spiky stems start out bluish-green and mature in the fall with a brilliant display of oranges, reds, yellows and purplish-browns. 


Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Common Name: Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium ‘The Blues’ is one of our showiest native grasses with leaves of blue with purple highlights in spring and summer and has great reddish-orange fall color. 'The Blues' is very upright and very drought tolerant.


Sporobolus heterolepis

Sporobolus heterolepis

Common Name: Prairie Dropseed

The threadlike leaves of this native grass produce a fine textured 2' dense mound. Color changes from green in spring and summer to orange in fall to a creamy color in winter.


Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara'

Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara'

Common Name: Prairie Dropseed

This dwarf Prairie dropseed is fine-textured, clump-forming, and more vase shaped than the species with airy pink, fragrant panicles in late summer. The foliage turns golden to orange in autumn.

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