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Carex comans 'Bronze'

Also called Bronze Hair Sedge


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More About Carex comans 'Bronze'

  • Small semi-evergreen clump-forming grass with a cascading appearance
  • Very narrow leaves are pale bronze with silvery-white tips
  • Distinct 'curls' appear as each blade dies
  • Bloom Time: Early to midsummer
  • Grass Type: Cool Season

Interesting Notes:

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.
 

 

Zone:

5

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

Gold
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New England Hair Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips

This sedge tolerates full sun or full shade in a moist, well-drained soil. Provides good contrast in low borders and near water features. Seldom needs dividing.


Carex comans 'Bronze' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Weeping

Foliage Color

Bronze

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Carex comans 'Bronze'

Carex buchananii

Carex buchananii

Red Fox Sedge