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Commonly known as Hook grass, Hook-sedge

  • Good to know - grass-like species with attractive spikelets followed by hooked, nut-like fruits.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - southern temperate zones except southern Africa.
  • Evergreen - tufted monoecious perennnials.
  • Full Sun - or light dappled shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich, moderately fertile.

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UNCINIA uncinata

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Commonly known as: Hook grass, Hook-sedge.
Low compact habit with the nearest to red leaves of any ornamental grass
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each
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