Also called Leatherleaf Sedge
More About Carex buchananii
- Small clump-forming grass with a vertical habit
- Blade tips weep as the plant ages
- Very narrow leaves are coppery-brown with silvery-white tips
- Distinct 'curls' appear in the fall
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
Red Fox Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
This sedge likes full sun to filtered shade in a moist, well-drained soil. It will contrast well with other grasses, especially those with blue foliage. Seldom needs dividing.
Carex buchananii Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum