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Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster'

Common Name:
Leather Leaf Sedge
Plant Type:
Perennial, Ornamental Grass
Hardiness Zone:
Bloom Color:
Foliage Interest
Bloom Time:
Garden Height:
16-24 Inches
Garden Spread:
18-24 Inches
  • Grass-like foliage with spikey flowers late in summer
  • Bronze color makes this a popular accent in autumn displays
  • Easy to grow

Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster' has a dense, tufted, arching habit with narrow evergreen foliage. The leaves are copper-red to light brown in color. Prefers moist soil and does best in mild cool climates. Great as a border edger, mass planting, or near a water garden.

Fall Container Makeover - The plants in this category are meant to spruce up fall arrangements, and can be used in combination with fall mums. 

Uses: Beds, Borders, Containers, Landscapes, Mass Plantings
Notable Features: Autumn Interest/Winter Interest, Shade Tolerant

Homeowner Growing Tips: Divide mid-late spring.

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