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Common Name
CAREX buchananii Red Rooster

CAREX buchananii

Red Rooster

Foliage more intensely rusty red than the copper coloured species. Erect habit. Ht. 50cm. Sp. 45cm. Sun or shade. Good drainage.


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Plant Details: CAREX buchananii Red Rooster

Plant: CAREX

Species: buchananii

Variety: Red Rooster

Common name: Sedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Origin: N. Zealand

Flower colour: Brown

Flower month: Aug

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Brown

Autumn leaf colour: Brown

Winter leaf colour: Brown

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Well drained soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Evergreen

Height: 50

Spread: 45

Flower type: Single

Flower style: Dainty Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Brown

Self: NO

Container: Large Pots, None

Winter grow conditions: O

Compost: P

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Michael Loftus rating 7/10

Special uses: Deer Proof

Pot Size: 1.3 litre

Mail Order Details

​We aim to dispatch our container grown stock within 5-7 working days & 7-10 working days’ for bareroot stock. However there may be a delay on certain plants due to regular changes in availability and plant quality. We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.

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Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.