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Carex Testacea (Sedge)

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Carex testacea (sedge)

Carex Testacea (Sedge)


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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
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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