Bluish-green, upright foliage gives a sizzling display of oranges, reds, yellows and purplish-browns in the autumn. 'Standing Ovation' thrives in poor, dry soils and its seed heads are prized by native songbirds. It provides winter landscape interest and cover for birds and other native critters.
North Creek Unique™ - This unique assortment has been discovered or introduced to the trade and shared with the world by North Creek Nursery.
Found in woodlands edge, hillsides, slopes, prairie, plains, meadows, pastures and savannahs.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
Prefers average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Adaptable wide range of soil conditions. Cut back in late winter to early spring before the new foliage begins to grow.