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Carex 'Red Rooster'

Sedge

Hardy Perennial

Wiry, rich bronze foliage stands stiffly upright in a blaze of colour. Hardy evergreen perennial, Carex 'Red rooster' is ideal for creating year round structure, adding texture and colour to borders and containers. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

Ideal For:
patio, low maintenance garden
Flowering Period:
July
Sowing Months:
January, February, March, April, June, July, December
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (20 carex seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.69

Sow carex from December to April or June to July. Sow on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost and lightly cover the seed with vermiculite. Place in a propagator or seal the seed tray inside a polythene bag, maintaining a temperature of 20C (69F) until after germination which usually takes 14-21 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant them into trays or 7.5cm (3") pots and grow on in cooler conditions until large enough to plant outdoors.

When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise sedge plants to outdoor conditions prior to transplanting them outdoors in any moist, well drained soil in full sun. Plant carex at a distance of 45cm (18") apart.

Carex is low maintenance but dislikes extremes of wet or dry. Water moderately when necessary. In late Winter, comb fingers through the foliage to thin out any dead leaves and encourage fresh new growth.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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