Carex testacea ‘Prairie Fire’

Carex testaceae ‘Prairie Fire’ is a small evergreen grass with narrow arching olive-green leaves in spring. The leaves change slowly to bronze in the summer and to a beautiful orange-red in the autumn. The change in colour makes this plant steal the show! This sedge flowers from June to August with inconspicuous red-brown inflorescences. This grass likes a position in full sun or semi shade and a well-drained soil, but especially not too wet soil in the winter months. The plant is reasonably drought-tolerant and tolerant of sea wind and air pollution.

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Description Carex testacea ‘Prairie Fire’

Carex testaceae ‘Prairie Fire’ is a small evergreen grass with narrow arching olive-green leaves in spring. The leaves change slowly to bronze in the summer and to a beautiful orange-red in the autumn. The change in colour makes this plant steal the show!

Evergreen ornamental grass

Can be used in the garden or in a nice ornamental pot

Strong plant with good hardiness

Specifications

SKU
CATEPRFI19
GTIN
8718531418455
Brand
Elegrass
Cultivar
Prairie Fire
Bot. family
Carex
Species
testacea

Max height
40
Location
sun, partial shade
Leaf colour
Green

Bee friendly?
Butterfly friendly?
Climbing assistance?
Edible?
not suitable for consumption
Evergreen?
Fragrant ?
Thorns?
Toxic?

Hardiness zones
Zone 7: -17.8 - -12.2 °C
Cutting period
N.v.t.
Flowering period
N.v.t.
Harvest period
N.v.t.

GRASP certification
GRASP
MPS certification
MPS-A+
grown organically?
Min height
40 cm
Potsize
19 cm

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