Common Name: Sedge
Category: Grasses & Bamboos
Growth Rate: Average
|Hardiness: Frost hardy (needs winter protection)|
|Height: 1.50 m (150 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade||Spread: 0.60 m (60 cm)|
|Flowering Period: July & August|
Soil: Any well-drained soil
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained
From spring to autumn the pale olive-green leaves of this ornamental grass turn a warm coppery-orange. In midsummer it bears small brown flower spikes. Although it will take some shade it colours up best in full sun. Grow it among other grasses or perennials as a specimen plant or in a large pot.
Garden Care: Comb through the plant in winter to remove dead foliage.
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