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Carex Testacea, Orange Sedge

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pot size: 14cm
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Carex testacea, commonly known as orange sedge or New Zealand hair sedge, is a grass-like perennial plant native to New Zealand. It is popular for its attractive orange-brown foliage, which provides a colorful contrast to other plants in the garden. Carex testacea is a low-growing plant that typically reaches a height of 12-18 inches and a spread of 18-24 inches. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil that is kept consistently moist. It can tolerate a range of soil types, including sandy, loamy, or clay soils.
Carex testacea is a low-maintenance plant that requires little care once established. It does not require regular fertilization and can be propagated through division of the clumps. It can be used in a variety of garden settings, including rock gardens, borders, and containers. It is also deer-resistant and can be used in areas where deer are a problem.
Overall, Carex testacea is a unique and attractive plant that can add color and texture to a variety of garden settings. Its orange-brown foliage provides a striking contrast to other plants and it pairs well with other grasses, perennials, and shrubs. It is also a great choice for xeriscaping, as it is drought-tolerant and can survive in dry conditions. Carex Testacea, Orange Sedge is available from Online Plants, Australia's leading e-commerce plant nursery. Located in Melbourne we offer fast, accurate and careful plant delivery to all
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