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Carex testacea

Carex testacea


Evergreen perennial grass with arching leaves that are olive green, turning orange brown when in the sun. Has pale to dark brown flowers spike in the summer.  From New Zealand

  • Botanical Name

    Carex testacea

  • Common Name


  • Height and Spread

    1m x 0.6m

  • Cultivation

    Grow in moist but well drained soil in either full sun or partial shade.  It doesn’t like sitting too wet or dry.

  • Pot Size and Price

    9cm is 4.00, 1L is 6.00, 2L is 8.00

  • Additional Information

    Used for its colourful foliage.  Looks good in a winter garden, in pots and mixed borders.

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