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Carex - Comans-Bronze (Sedge, Carex)

Carex - Comans-Bronze (Sedge, Carex)
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Type Grass, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Golden Flowers (Summer late), Golden Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Carex Description

This Bronze foliage Carex looks good as a specimen in a pot or even better planted informally in groups or 3, 5 or more, where it can be dotted ammoung herbaceous plants and ground cover.


Carex - Cultivation Notes

This upright Carex grass prefers full sun or part shade but will tolerate total shade. Plant in any well drained soil, even poor sandy soils in ammoung low growing perennials, ideally in groups or drifts.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Carex:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Design & Plant Use for Carex:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Architectural plant with dramatic foliage suitable for hot dry spot
  • Ornamental grass ideal for drift planting in a sunny spot

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Common Missspellings: Karex, Carix, Karix, Carrex, Carrecs, Karecs, Karics

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