Photo courtesy of Ball.

Ornamental Grass buchananii 'Carex-Red Rooster'

Leatherleaf Sedge

Dense, upright foliage is red-bronze with curled tips.  Works well as ground cover, as texture in combination pots or mixed borders, or try as edging for walkways.

Height: 18-24 Inches

Spread: 10-12 Inches

USDA Zone: Zones 6 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Great Foliage
  • No Deadheading
  • Heat Tolerant

Design Use:

  • Texture
  • Ground Cover
  • Filler
  • Edging
  • Window Boxes
  • Container
  • Trellis / Wall
  • Border
  • Rock Garden
  • Hanging Baskets

Exposure:

  • Full Sun / Part Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Bronze / Red

Habit:

  • Upright

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Well Drained
  • Moist
  • Average