Sedge Leatherleaf Red Rooster Carex Buchananii is a super attractive, ornamental, perennial grass with an evergreen foliage. Sedge Leatherleaf Red Rooster seeds can be started indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost or directly outdoors in spring, and Carex Buchananii forms the striking dense, tufted, arching mounds of narrow, copper-red to light-brown grassy leaves.
Sedge Leatherleaf Red Rooster provides textural interest to complement blooming plants or other foliage, and this trendy Sedge ornamental grass is widely grown in containers, pots, water and woodland gardens, mixed borders, rock and alpine gardens. Carex Buchananii seeds germinate in 2-3 weeks, and the established Leatherleaf Sedge prefers to grow in moist soil and does best in mild, cool climates.
Height: 20 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Moist well-drained, pH 6.8-7.4
USDA Zones: 6-9
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - cover with 1/8 of topsoil
Germination Time: 14-30 Days