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Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster'

Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster'
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Price:  £6.00
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12 in stock

Common Name: Leatherleaf Sedge

Plant Family: Cyperaceae

Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Useful for:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  low maintenance
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  City gardens, small gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Leaf Colour:  Bronze
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Clump forming, evergreen sedge with upright red-bronze leaves. A good specimen for a pot and winter interest. Tolerates most conditions except excessive wet. Does best in full sun but will tolerate some shade. Good for coastal gardens. Divide in early summer.


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Goes well with
Carex 'Bronco'

Carex 'Bronco'£6.00

Leatherleaf Sedge

A more compact version of these evergreen bronze sedges. Ideal for a smaller pot or border edge where it will make a low mound. Grows to approx 30cm

Carex comans 'Bronzita'

Carex comans 'Bronzita'£6.00

Leatherleaf Sedge

An evergreen bronze sedge with arching bronze leaves. Ideal for softening the edge of a sunny border. Grows to approx 45cm

Eucomis 'Aloha Maui'£8.50

Pineapple Lily

A new, dwarf cultivar, with spikes of white flowers appearing in summer. Easily grown in pots, kept frost-free in winter.

Eucomis 'Aloha Nani' 1 Potted Bulb

Eucomis 'Aloha Nani' 1 Potted Bulb£8.50

Pineapple Lily

A new, dwarf cultivar, with spikes of green, turning to pink flowers appearing in summer. Easily grown in pots, kept frost-free in winter.

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Bergenia ciliata

Bergenia ciliata£6.50

Elephant`s Ears

Perennial with huge fleshy hairy leaves and spikes of pale pink-white flowers in early spring.

Tellima grandiflora 'Delphine'

Tellima grandiflora 'Delphine'£5.50

Fringe Cups/Arumroot

A very pretty prennial for shade producing clumps of evergreen yellow and green mottled leaves, above which dainty spays of greenish lightly scented flowers appear in late spring. Good for dry shade under trees and shrubs.

x Mukgenia 'Nova Flame'

x Mukgenia 'Nova Flame'£6.00

A hybrid between Bergenia and Mukdenia, with serrated red-edged leaves and deep pink flowers appear in spring-early summer. Excellent in shade
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