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CAREX testacea

Commonly known as Sedge grass

Pale olive-green leaves turning orange-brown where the surfaces receive full light
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Available from July 2020 -
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available from July 2020
  • Evergreen - arching grass-like, linear leaves to 60cm (24in) long.
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - densely tufted perennial. Stems later elongate in fruit to 1.5m (5ft) long.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand
  • Flower Shape - Spikes - - flowering heads to 2.5cm (1in) long on stems 50-60cm (20-24in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Brown -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - thrives in most soils. Avoid extremes of wet or dry.
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60cm (24in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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