Carex testacea

  • Forms a Cascading Clump,
  • Copper Orange in Fall,
  • Finely Textured Foliage

Ships in Spring by USDA Zone

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Carex testacea

  • Forms a Cascading Clump,
  • Copper Orange in Fall,
  • Finely Textured Foliage

Ships in Spring by USDA Zone

(Orange Sedge Grass) Carex testacea features finely textured and gracefully arching olive-colored foliage. In the fall, the foliage takes on a coppery-orange color that is simply stunning and continues through winter! Looks magnificent in borders, containers, or cascading over walls. Carex testacea prefers moist soil and sun to part shade.

Carex testacea
Common Name: Sedge Orange
Plant Type: Perennial
Brand: PROVEN SELECTIONS®
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10What is my zone?
Max Height: 1 – 2 Feet
Max Spread: 1 – 2 Feet
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Critter Resistance: Deer
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate, Moist
Attributes: Evergreen
Design Use: Border, Combination Containers, Container, Massing
Season of Interest (Foliage): Fall, Winter
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