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ColorGrass Carex Red Rooster

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Carex buchananii

Common Name: Sedge grass

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 61 - 91" (155 - 231cm)

Height: 20 - 30" (51 - 76cm)

Width: 12" (30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Finely textured ornamental grass has an upright, V-shaped habit and adds texture, form and motion to plantings. Red-bronze color looks great mixed with other grasses and plants in containers and beds. It does best in a sunny location. Keep soil on the moist side.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 9 weeks 

  • Red-bronze grass has curled tips and upright habit.