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Orange Sedge

Carex testacea
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Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

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Typically available spring through fall. Call your favorite store for current availability. 

Evergreen perennial grass has a weeping, clumping growth habit. Fine foliage of green to coppery brown with hints of orange in fall and winter. Insignificant brown flower spikes in summer. Use in containers, ground cover, and rock gardens.

Plant with Lilyturf


  • Landscape Size: 2' tall, 3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full or Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Morderate
  • Sunset Zone: 4-9, 14-24
  • Growth Habit: Clumping
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Ornamental Grass, Deer Resistant, Flowers for Cutting, Cold Hardy

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Thrives in enriched, well draining soils. Plant in a shady area for best growth.


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