Plant Catalog - CAREX BUCHANANII
Curly Top Sedge, Fox Red Curly Sedge
A evergreen perennial used as an ornamental grass. Forms vase-shaped clumps with an airy quality and curly leaf tips. The 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: 5 - 9
Sunset zones: 2b - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1 - 3 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun, partial sun
Water needs: moderate water