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Carex testacea

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Carex testacea

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Wantirna
C3, Specials
B9, C7, D1, Indoors
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Wantirna
C3, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 41
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.83 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.31 inc GST
B9, C7, D1, Indoors
Size: 7cm
Available: 33
$/Unit (EX GST): $2.31 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $2.54 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Carex testacea Orange Sedge,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Groundcovers Clumping, Tufting, Weeping

Description:
Popular sedge from New Zealand with a weeping habit and distinctive orange and green coloured grass-like foliage. Summer flowers are brown and appear on spikes above the foliage. Grows approx 40cm x W 40cm and is drought and salt-spray tolerant. Widely used in domestic and commercial landscapes.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Needs full sun to maintain orange colour. Refresh foliage by cutting to just above the ground. Great for exposed, difficult sites. Tolerates saline spray and boggy conditions.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Cyperaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Orange
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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