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Botanical name: Carex flagellifera
Other names: Glen Murray tussock sedge, Carex flagellaris 'Cyperacea'
Species: C. flagellifera - C. flagellifera forms clumps of linear, reddish-brown leaves, and tall stems of pale brown flower spikes in late summer.
Carex flagellifera is: Evergreen
Flower: Insignificant or absent, Brown in Summer
Foliage: Red, Brown in All seasons
Specific pests: Aphids
Pruning: In summer cut out any dead leaves.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Carex flagellifera (Glen Murray tussock sedge) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Architectural, Prairie planting
Cultivation: Plant in any well-drained fertile soils. Does not tolerate excessive winter wet, and may need winter protection in cold areas.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)|
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Carex flagellifera (Glen Murray tussock sedge) has been used in The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council for Chelsea Flower Show 2009.
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