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Carex comans 'Bronze Form'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Dramatic foliage



Skill level


Carex comans 'Bronze Form'

Plant details

Carex comans 'Bronze Form' forms dense tussocks of narrow, bronze-brown leaves. It's a versatile grass, well suited to growing in sun or shade. Small inconspicuous flowers are borne in summer.

Carex comans 'Bronze Form' is particularly useful for adding winter interest, particularly in containers where it looks good planted with spring bulbs and ivies. Like most perennial grasses, it benefits from a tidy up in spring to remove dead foliage and encourage new growth.

Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Species: comans

Cultivar: Bronze form

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Bronze

Foliage colour: Bronze

Feature: Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist, Boggy, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 20cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to divide plants: March to May

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