More About Carex testacea
- Small, semi-evergreen, clump forming grass with a cascading appearance
- Very narrow, bronze-green leaves age to a pronounced orange colour for the winter
- Insignificant brown flowers
- Bloom Time: Summer
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and continue 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.
Orange New Zealand Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
Seeds should be left on the plant to reseed since this sedge is somewhat short-lived. Best grown in a moist soil, and will tolerate shade. Orange colour will be best in full sun.
Carex testacea Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum