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James H. Schutte
Buchanan's Sedge, Leatherleaf Sedge
This native of New Zealand is an outstanding foliage plant. Commonly called leatherleaf sedge, it is an evergreen perennial that forms dense, upright to fountain-shaped clumps of fine, coppery foliage. Sun-loving and tough, it prefers average soil that is well drained but evenly moist. It may be planted in containers or mixed with colorful annuals and perennials in the garden.
9 - 5
6 - 9
2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24
Sedge or Rush
Full Sun, Partial Sun
20"-30" / 50.8cm - 76.2cm
24"-36" / 61.0cm - 91.4cm
Summer, Late Summer
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Orange, Sandy Brown, Copper
Container, Edging, Feature Plant, Foundation, Mixed Border
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