Weeping Brown Sedge
Carex flagellifera 'Bronzita'

Family: Cyperaceae (sy-peer-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Carex (KAR-eks) (Info)
Species: flagellifera (fla-gel-LEE-fer-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bronzita

Category:

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Foliage Color:

Bronze-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Good Fall Color

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Rochdale, Massachusetts

Portland, Oregon

Sherwood, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 1, 2012, jackidee from Sherwood, OR wrote:

Two years of steady growth with a wonderful weeping habit. I did trim the ends this fall when they tangled into unattractive knots. No other maintenance needed.

Positive

On Apr 28, 2009, lehua_mc from Portland, OR (Zone 8b) wrote:

This sedge was "evergreen" in our cold Oregon winter, completely unfazed by the wet snow and freezes. I now want to plant them in compositions for winter interest specifically! Also a very tactile plant, nice to brush up against.