(care' ex co' mans)
Common name: Bronze New Zealand Hair Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Height x width: 12" x 18"
Growth rate: moderate
Foliage: long, thin (under 1/16" wide) from central base; bronze (appearing dead by some!)
Flowers: inconspicuous male or female
Hardiness: USDA zones 7-9
Light: sun, part shade
Pests and problems: none significant
Landscape habit, uses: arching to trailing, so good in containers or hanging baskets; single specimen as such, or massed in beds
Other interest: similar to C. buchananii with evergreen, coppery red leaves; native of New Zealand
Other culture: obviously must bring indoors overwinter in cold climates, keep on dry side if so; a good choice for one of the trendy new "tender perennials"
Propagation: seed, division
Sources: Heronswood, specialty perennial nurseries (check your local ones)
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