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Uncinia rubra

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Features

  • Height0.1m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourDark brown
  • Leaf ColourGreen, Brown, Red

Description

Uncinia rubra. An evergreen, perennial grass with glossy reddish-green leaves and dark-brown flower spikes in summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Grass-like

Interest and use

Grown for its dramatic red foliage giving year round interest

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  • Uncinia rubra | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Will grow in most soils, but intolerant of dry conditions with poor soil in full sun

Pests, diseases or disorders

Generally pest and disease free

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