Carex testacea

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Striking slightly pendulous clumps of attractive orange-bronze to green foliage changing subtly throughout the seasons. Especially effective in pots & containers. Best foliage colour in sun. Soils not too winter wet. Height; 40cm – 60cm.

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Plant Information

Pot Size

2 Litre

How many plants will I need?

3 – 5 Plants Per Square Metre


These ornamental grasses are Evergreen: Comb or rake off any old, tired or dead leaves and flowers in spring. If needed evergreens can be cut back (by up to half) at almost any time from April to July. Do not cut back in autumn or winter.

Can be short lived, 3 – 5 years, but can be divided to maintain vigour.

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