Blooming Advantage™
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Carex testacea
Copper Hair Sedge
Carex testacea
Code: 5540Family: CyparaceaeGenus: Carex
Plant Type:Ornamental Grass
Unusual, finely-textured bronzy blades turn nearly orange in sun and almost olive-green in shade. It forms a rounded mound of arching foliage that is excellent for rock gardens or containers.
Blooms: Spring
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size Range: 16" tall x 12" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Shade Shade
Soil: Moist,Not particular
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 6,7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to -10° to 0°F
Features and Benefits
Colorful Foliage Colorful FoliageDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant Drought TolerantEvergreen Evergreen
Fabulous Foliage Fabulous FoliageTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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