Carex Testacea (2Ltr Pot)
Carex Testacea (2Ltr Pot)
Carex Testacea - Ornamental Grass
Latin Name: Carex Testacea
Common Name: Orange New Zealand Sedge
Other Names: New Zealand Hair Sedge, Bronze Sedge
Indoors or Outdoor: Outdoor
Size: 30-60 cm (height), 60-90 cm (spread)
Carex Testacea - Delivery
Delivery Info: Your Carex Testacea plants will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep. Our delivery service ensures that your plants arrive fresh and in excellent condition.
Carex Testacea - Characteristics
Mature Size: 30-60 cm (height), 60-90 cm (spread)
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade
Shape: Arching, mounding
Hardy: Hardy in most regions
Diseases: Generally disease-free
Carex Testacea - Uses
Uses in Garden: Carex Testacea is a versatile ornamental grass that adds texture and color to your garden. It's perfect for borders, rock gardens, or as a ground cover in well-drained soil.
Carex Testacea - Planting Characteristics
Preferred Planting Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
Frost Hardy: Yes, frost hardy
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Pruning Advice: Prune back in late winter to encourage fresh growth.
Carex Testacea - Planting Instructions
Sowing Time: Spring or early autumn
Trench Preparation: Dig a trench to the depth of the root ball and twice as wide.
Positioning of Plants: Place the Carex Testacea in the trench, ensuring the top of the root ball is level with the soil surface.
Plant Spacing: Space multiple plants 60-90 cm apart.
Pruning: Trim back any dead or damaged growth in late winter to early spring.
Facts About Carex Testacea
Carex Testacea, also known as Orange New Zealand Sedge, is a stunning ornamental grass that enhances the beauty of your outdoor space. With its arching, mounding shape and evergreen foliage that turns a striking orange-brown in the fall, it's a favorite among garden enthusiasts. This hardy grass thrives in full sun to partial shade and is disease-resistant, making it a low-maintenance addition to your garden. Whether used in borders, rock gardens, or as a ground cover, Carex Testacea adds texture and year-round interest to your outdoor landscape. Plant it in well-drained soil, and with proper care, it will reward you with its graceful beauty for years to come.
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