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Carex comans ‘Bronze Form’

Sedge

  • Botanical name: Carex comans 'Bronze Form'
  • Common name: Sedge
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Orange

Foliage colour:

Bronze

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.

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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.

How to grow Carex 'Bronze form'

  • Plant size

    20cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / boggy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

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Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

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Do Plant in June

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Divide
Divide

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Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

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Do not Prune in September

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Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Carex 'Bronze form' and wildlife

Carex 'Bronze Form' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Carex 'Bronze form' poisonous?

Carex 'Bronze Form' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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