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Ornamental Grasses

Carex testacea

orange hair sedge
The late summer light brings out the orange glow of this clump forming sedge, contrbuting to the end of the season display. Arching wispy bronzy orange blades grow 12-18" tall, and up to 2' wide, and are wonderful in fall containers or planted en masse with other late performers like Aster 'October Skies'. Grows well in full sun and well drained soil.
Array Carex
Common Name orange hair sedge
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Summer, Fall
Use Naturalizing, Ornamental, Container, Massing
Special Attributes Deer Resistant, Heat Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Foliage Interest
Color Bronze, Orange