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Home > Hardy Plants > Ornamental Grasses
Common Name: Leatherleaf Sedge
Plant Family: Cyperaceae
12 in stock
Drought Tolerant: YesSuggested Use: Growing in PotsPlanting Style: low maintenanceSeason of Interest: All year roundPosition/ Situation: City gardens, small gardensSun/ Shade: Sun to Part ShadeLeaf Colour: BronzeHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Habit/Shape: ArchingEvergreen: YesSoil Type: Normal, well-drained but moisture retentiveSoil PH: No preferenceHardiness/minimum temperature: HardyRabbit & Deer Resistance: Rabbit Resistant Plants
An evergreen bronze sedge with arching bronze leaves. Ideal for softening the edge of a sunny border. Grows to approx 45cm. Tolerates most conditions except excessive wet. Does best in full sun but will tolerate some shade. Good for coastal gardens. Divide in early summer.
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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);
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
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 buchananii 'Red Rooster'£6.50
Clump forming, evergreen sedge with upright red-bronze leaves. A good specimen for a pot and winter interest
Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Overdam'£6.50
A tall variegated grass with green leaves each with a creamy-white edge. Showy plumes of pinkish flowers are produced on vertical stems in late summer and persist into winter.
Clump-forming species with showy, feathery purple flower heads, fading to bronze from summer to early winter.
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