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Carex

Sedge

A diverse genus comprised of nearly 1000 species, most Carex originate in the moist habitats of temperate climates. Easily grown, our winning selections produce a variety of different colored leaves that promise to soften those sharp edges in your garden. 

Carex testacea ‘Prairie Fire’ (G-0595)

Each 8.50

AVAILABLE MARCH 2021

This refined Carex’s calling card is the sassy orange, red and copper tones that infuse its slim foliage with scene-stealing allure. Projecting the most vibrant coloration in full sun, the graceful greenish bronze blades are upright and arching beneath subtle mahogany-colored flowers. Appreciative of moist well-drained soil, ‘Prairie Fire’s close-knit mostly evergreen tuft brings electrifying, easy-care accents to containers, mixed borders or rock wall plantings, where it withstands dry conditions once established and enlivens gloomy winter days in milder locales.

Blooms July–August

Size: 18" – 2' 0" high x 18" – 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 6.

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