Carex testacea

  • Carex testacea  orange colored sedge
orange colored sedge

This clumping, fine textured glossy foliage grows 1 to 1&1/2 feet tall, trailing to 3 feet, seeding heads to 8 feet. The iridescent foliage emerges olive green, turning intense orange as it ages. Grow in sun or light shade in gravely soil average to low water. Good accent spilling down rocky slopes, over walls, in containers. Re-seeds.