Common Name: Red hook sedge
Latin Name: Uncinia rubra
Soil: Any fertile, moist, well-drained soil; add organic matter before planting
Position: Full sun or partial shade, sheltered or exposed
Hardiness: Frost hardy down to -5c
Flowering Period: July to August but mainly grown for foliage
Flowering Colour: Black
Eventual Height/Spread: 25cm(10inch) / 30cm(12inch)
Special features: Bright red year round colour adds colour to even the gloomiest winter garden.
Uncinia rubra is a New Zealand native, evergreen grass grown for its shiny red foliage that looks good throughout the year; the colours are even more vivid at a younger age. The Red hook sedge is ideal when planted in multiples to really enhance its vibrant colour, perfect for containers or to be used as a very attractive ground cover.
This Ornamental Grasse is supplied in a 5 litre container for year round planting.
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