Carex flagellifera Colenso

Orange Hair Sedge, Glenmurray Tussock, Trip-me-up

Cultivar Auburn Cascade

Cultivar Auburn Cascade

Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Category: Grass

Zones: 7 to 9

Size: To 12" tall and 30" wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Bronze foliage, arching to weeping clumps. Fine texture. Flowers insignificant. Cool season grass.


'Toffee Twist' - 18 to 24" tall and wide, clumping weeping habit, leaves slender and bronze changing to coral in winter.

'Auburn Cascade' - clumping weeping form with bronze leaves


Native to New Zealand.

Published in Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 16: 342 in 1884.


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