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Carex buchananii

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Wantirna
C4
Size: 14cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.51 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.06 inc GST
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Carex buchananii Leatherleaf Sedge, Leather Leaf Sedge,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Dense, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Striking sedge with showy upright clumps of fine, bronze coloured leaves what have a curled tip. Great colour contrast when planted in groups.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Rust

Cultural Notes: Short lived sedge, lasting approximately 3 years. Best planted in moist soil in full sun or part shade. Spray for aphids and mealy bugs if they present a problem, especially in hot climates.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cyperaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Brown
Flower Colour: Brown
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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