Carex Red Rooster Ornamental Grass Seeds (Carex buchananii) 20+Seeds
Carex (Carex buchananii Red Rooster) - Commonly known as Leatherleaf Sedge, this little has all that you want in an ornamental grass. It readily grows from Carex seed, and it has a dense, tufted, arching habit with narrow evergreen foliage. The leaves of this ornamental grass are copper-red to light brown in color. Leatherleaf Sedge Red Rooster prefers moist soil and does best in mild, cool climates. Ornamental sedges are great in the border, in mass plantings, or near a water garden. Incorporated into a container or mixed bed, ornamental Carex grass provides textural interest to complement both blooming plants and other foliage. It is tolerant of almost any soil and even makes an excellent bog plant. Carex Red Rooster ornamental grass reaches 24 inches tall and hardy.
Carex ornamental grass will grow in most soil types making it a very versatile ornamental grass. As with most ornamental grasses, Carex is low-maintenance which makes it great for a garden border, basket or container. It is also generally free from most pests and diseases and grows well in almost any aspect, exposed or sheltered.
USDA Zones: 6 - 9
Height: 20 inches
Width: 20 inches
Foliage Color: Orange-red-brown
Flower Color: Flower spikes unremarkable
Growth Rate: Moderate
Fall Color: Same
Soil Requirement: Moist, well-drained sites are best, pH 6.8 - 7.4
Environment: Full sun