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Carex testacea | Pacific Nurseries

Carex testacea

Common Name | Orange Sedge
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Grass + Grasslike
Carex testacea is one of the hardiest of the New Zealand Hair Sedges and one of our favorites. It forms striking mounds of narrow, bronzy-orange leaves. When exposed to sunlight, the foliage seems to shimmer with movement through all seasons. It’s a striking solution in rock gardens as well as containers. And it prefers exposure to partial sun with regular watering.

Carex testacea

Attributes + Requirements

Semi-Evergreen
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Attracts Pollinators
Growth | 1-2′ High
Growth | 1-2′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | NA
High Water
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Rocky, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Deer Resistant
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Carex testacea
Sizes Grown | 1 gal

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