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: Brown, Insignificant or absent in Summer
Foliage: Brown, Red 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.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
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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