Carex ‘Prairie Fire’
- This phenomenal Carex testacea changes colors with the seasons. Growing 24-28 in. tall with a 18-24 in. spread, it has grasslike foliage that goes from olive green, to orange, to reddish brown. The more sun this ornamental grass receives, the more orange the foliage turns. In early summer, red-brown plumes open above the upright foliage. Prairie Fire Carex adds color, texture and movement to containers, landscapes and gardens.
- Prefers moist soil in sunny areas. Tough, hardy and easy to grow.
- Hardiness Zones:
- Grows to 2 ft high. Evergreen. (not a true grass, but included to avoid confusion)