Photo by Melody
It's time now to VOTE in our 14th annual photo contest! Voting ends November 7, so be sure to cast your votes for your favorites in each category here. Good luck to all contestants!

PlantFiles: New Zealand Hair Sedge
Carex comans 'Bronze'

bookmark
Family: Cyperaceae (sy-peer-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Carex (KAR-eks) (Info)
Species: comans (KO-manz) (Info)
Cultivar: Bronze

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Click thumbnail
to view:

By Shadyfolks
Thumbnail #1 of Carex comans by Shadyfolks

By wooffi
Thumbnail #2 of Carex comans by wooffi

By wooffi
Thumbnail #3 of Carex comans by wooffi

By SW_gardener
Thumbnail #4 of Carex comans by SW_gardener

By SW_gardener
Thumbnail #5 of Carex comans by SW_gardener

By growin
Thumbnail #6 of Carex comans by growin

By AnniesAnnuals
Thumbnail #7 of Carex comans by AnniesAnnuals

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Katye On May 14, 2006, Katye from Sammamish, WA (Zone 7b) wrote:

A very well-behaved sedge - it does reseed, but not profusely. Seedlings/babies are easy to transplant.
I enjoy the coloring - it combines well with golden-yellows, coral, orange, red (on the yellow side of the spectrum), and peach colors.

Positive Shadyfolks On Apr 5, 2005, Shadyfolks from Chesterland, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

I bought this plant in 2001 in NC and have been growing it in Z5 with no extra winter protection other than the snow we get (I do live in snow belt country and we do get a LOT of snow.)This plant receives morning and some mid-day sun. It is very happy here and reseeds itself freely.

4/06
Well, I have to say that my mother plant up and died over the winter, very disappointing. I am happy that I still have some babies to replace it.

Regional...

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

Richmond, California
Ludington, Michigan
Chesterland, Ohio
Arlington, Tennessee
Provo, Utah
Sammamish, Washington



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America