Red Hook Sedge
Common Name: Red Hook Sedge
Category: Grasses & Bamboos
Growth Rate: Average
|Hardiness: Frost hardy (needs winter protection)|
|Height: 0.30 m (30 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade||Spread: 0.35 m (35 cm)|
|Foliage Colour: Brown, Variegated||Flowering Period: July & August|
Soil: Moderately fertile humus-rich moist but well-drained soil
Dwarf evergreen grass with wonderful deep bronzy-red-orange foliage depending on the light. This beautiful sedge is an excellent accent plant for use at the front of the border or in a large container. Best planted in a sunny sheltered spot that does not dry out the foliage contrasts well with variegated black or golden-brown ornamental grasses.
- Garden Care: Lift and divide congested colonies between late-spring and mid-summer.
- Other Features: The ephemeral foliage is brightest when young
- Goes Well With: Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold' Phormium 'Maori Maiden' Molinia caerulea 'Variegata' Panicum virgatum 'Rehbraun' Luzula sylvatica 'Hohe Tatra'.