Plant Catalog - CAREX BUCHANANII RED ROOSTER
CAREX BUCHANANII RED ROOSTER
Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster'
Red Rooster Curly Top Sedge
A evergreen perennial used as an ornamental grass. Forms vase-shaped clumps with an airy quality and curly leaf tips. The dramatic reddish-bronze foliage glows when backlit. Fall color is more of a russet-wheat. Native to New Zealand. Excellent near ponds and wetlands.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 2b - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1 - 2 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun, partial sun
Water needs: moderate water