Carex comans 'Bronze form'

Carex comans 'Bronze Form'

Sedge

Key Information

  • Botanical name: Carex comans 'Bronze form'
  • Common name: Sedge
  • Plant type: Perennial
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 20cm

Spread: 30cm

Flower colour:
  • Orange
Foliage colour:
  • Bronze
  • Features: Autumn colour, Dramatic foliage

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Carex comans 'Bronze Form' forms dense tussocks of narrow, bronze-brown leaves. It's a versatile plant, 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.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade, Partial shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front, Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Boggy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Sow
Sow
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Plant
Plant
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Yes
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Divide
Divide
Yes
Prune
Prune
Yes
Yes
Yes

Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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