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Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster' - foliage in early September
  • Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster' - foliage in early September

Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster'

£9.95

(Leatherleaf Sedge) A clump forming evergreen grass, Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster' has upright, long, narrow dark rusty red leaves which develop orange tints in autumn/winter.

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A clump forming evergreen grass, Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster' has upright, long, narrow dark rusty red leaves which develop orange tints in autumn/winter. Bronze/brown flower spikes develop in summer.

Most suitable to a position in plenty of sun with well drained soil.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Most, well drained fertile soil. Avoid very wet areas.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit:  Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster' grows to be an upright, clump forming grass.
    • Height: 60 cm (2 ft)
    • Spread: 60 cm (2 ft)
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Grass - Small (under 3 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
To grow in a pot, Leaf Colour - Purple/Red

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