Carex testacea
ORANGE SEDGE
Cyperaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen sedge

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Origins: New Zealand

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Carex testacea
ORANGE SEDGE
Cyperaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen sedge

Hardiness zones: 8-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, heavy frost
0.5m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: brown

Flowering Time: mid summer

Leaves: orange-green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal, cottage, mediterranean, oriental & tropical designs

Uses: accents, border, informal edging, informal hedge, soil binding, pot, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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