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  • sedge
  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

Carex testacea

sedge

£8.99
Pot size 2 litre pot
2 litre pot
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)

    From spring to autumn the pale olive-green leaves of this ornamental grass turn a warm coppery-orange. In midsummer it bears small, brown flower spikes. Although it will take some shade, it colours up best in full sun. Grow it among other grasses or perennials, as a specimen plant, or in a large pot.

  • Garden care: Comb through the plant in winter to remove dead foliage

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