Orange sedge 'Prairie Fire'

planting site / location:
sunny to half shaded
planting distance:
30 cm
soil / fertilisation:
Prefers humus-rich soil.
watering:
Keep it moisturised.
The sort carex has more than 1500 varieties of evergreen perennial grasses. Most sorts that form clumps can be found in temperate regions worldwide. Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire' has a green foliage that turns brown-red in autumn.


german term: Orange sedge
botanical termn: Carex testacea
plant height: 35 cm
life cycle: perennial
use: Versatile plant for mixed beds, pots, tubs and containers.
colour palette: orange