Everflame Red Hood Sedge

Uncinia rubra 'Everflame'

A stunning mound of glossy red foliage that will make containers, borders and rock gardens sizzle. Color is most vibrant on newer spring foliage. Plant en masse for a truly stunning effect. Forms a tidy, well-behaved tuft of slender leaves that arch upwards and outwards from the crown. Evergreen.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationun-KIN-ee-uh ROO-bruh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms foliage clump 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorRed
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Tropical
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Accent, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsLigularia (Ligularia); Clethra (Clethra); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia); Astilbe (Astilbe); Hosta (Hosta)

Provide well-drained, evenly moist soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. Old, faded foliage may be gently raked to remove. Prune very lightly just before new growth emerges in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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