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Red grass (Uncinia rubra)

Red grass (Uncinia rubra) (Uncinia rubra (Hook Sedge))

Grassy foliage in shades of red and brown. Has slender spikes of dark brown flowers in summer.

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Love this, and it's evergreen and hardy too.

14 Apr, 2016


I have this growing in Gravel,Sheila..and get lots of little ones sprouting in a few places ,even as far as some borders,so I keep my eye out for the ones with seed heads on,and they pull out easily..job sorted :o)

17 Apr, 2016


A very useful grass to use in the garden.......

17 Apr, 2016


It really shows up lovely in gravel,Sheila..and some of mine seeded itself in an Acorus grass in a border,but it slowly overtook it,so I took it out ..

19 Apr, 2016


We have a weed membrane too,Sheila..and it's amazing how it can still seed itself occasionally ,but grass is grass :o) I guess if it's penetrable for water to drain away,it's inevitable..but it's easy to spot,if you don't want it where it lands :o) Mine is in the back garden,where I tend to spill compost,as I have a few pots on the gravel.:o)

20 Apr, 2016


Yes,I remember,Sheila..and snap,I don't know much about Grasses either:o) I only have three,and the third is Miscanthus Zebrina,in my long border at the front,and a tub in the back.Nice for some height and a change of colour in winter..My favourite really..:o)

20 Apr, 2016

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