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Carex testacea Prairie Fire™

New Zealand Sedge

Prairie Fire™ is part of the ColorGrass® series which are chosen for superior container performance. This tough, finely textured, evergreen grass has color ranging from green-bronze to bright orange that looks great as an accent, in containers, in a mixed bed and even massed. Prefers full sun and moist conditions but is adaptable and will handle some shade. Drought tolerant once established.

Exposure:

Sun, Part Sun

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Height:

15-18 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Characteristics & Attributes for Carex testacea Prairie Fire™

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Fall Foliage
Disease Resistant
Compact Size
Winter Interest
Cold Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Attractive Foliage
Fast Grower
Evergreen
Foliage Color
Orange
Copper/Bronze
Best Usage
Specimen
Mass Planting
Edging
Container
Border or Bed
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Wildlife
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Growth Rate
Fast
Asexual propagation prohibited?
No
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