Carex buchananii
(Buchanan)

Carex buchananii
(Buchanan)

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Foliage Colour: Reddish-brown
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 0.6 m
Mature Width: 0.6 m
Site Condition: Frost Tolerant, Heavy Soil, Loamy Soil, Waterways
Sun: Full Sun
Drainage: Moist, Wet
Category: Grass
Features: Native. Attractive to insects. Flower colour: Tawny. Fruit colour: Tawny. Suitable restoration species.

Carex buchananii is a 60 cm tall native hair sedge which forms upright clumps of very fine, hair-like leaves of a bronzy-cinnamon colour. The stiff blades curve at the end. Looks fabulous planted in large drifts. Hardy to just about any conditions but happiest in a sunny position that does not dry out completely in summer. Evergreen. Hardy.

Habitat: Coastal to montane (up to 1000 m a.s.l.). On beaches, lagoon, lake and stream margins, or in damp ground within open forest or short tussock grassland.

Flowering: Spring [October - December]
Fruiting:     Summer - Autumn [November - June]

Prices

  Each 20 or more
2l Pot $9.50 $9.00

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