Uncinia rubra
  • Uncinia rubra

Uncinia rubra

£8.95

(Red Hook Sedge) A handsome New Zealand native, Uncinia rubra is a colourful grass and a real 'show stopper' for a front of border position.

 

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pots

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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Narrow flower spikes, produced in mid to late summer are dark brown and are barely noticed against the vivid foliage. Red hook sedge also makes a good container plant.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained yet moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Uncinia rubra grows to be a small, clump forming grass.
    • Height: 30 cm (1 ft)
    • Spread: 30 cm (1 ft)
  • Notes: Uncinia rubra is most effective when planted in small groups.

2017-01-01

Data sheet

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

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