Carex testacea (Orange Sedge)

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Full sun-part shade; moderate water. A clumping fine-textured sedge growing 1-2ft tall with leaves that arch outward to 2ft. Light green and reddish brown foliage; leaves develop red and orange  highlights in direct sunlight; its unusual orange color is most vivid during winter months, if in shade, it will remain mostly green. Some tendency to self-seed and spread under moist conditions. Brown flower spike in summer are not showy Useful where its weeping quality will be shown, spilling over walls or rocks, or directly into the water garden. Great with contrasting rocks or paving.