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Carex flagellifera (Glen Murray tussock sedge)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Carex flagellifera

Other names: Glen Murray tussock sedge, Carex flagellaris 'Cyperacea' , Weeping brown sedge, Orange hair sedge, Carex lucida

Genus: Carex Carex

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

Habit: Clump-forming

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids Aphids

General care

Pruning: Cut out dead leaves in summer.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name: Carex flagellifera

Other names: Glen Murray tussock sedge, Carex flagellaris 'Cyperacea' , Weeping brown sedge, Orange hair sedge, Carex lucida

Genus: Carex Carex

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

Habit: Clump-forming

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids

General care

Pruning: Cut out dead leaves in summer.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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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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