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12 Plant Varieties and Their Zones

Learn more about these 12 plant varieties and the planting information for the different zones.

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Fox Red Curly Sedge(6 of 12)

- An evergreen ornamental sedge with orange-brown foliage, which is curly at the ends.
- Brown flower spikes in summer.
- Plant in full sun to partial shade.
- Plant in rich, reliably moist, but not wet soil.
- Height: 20-30 inches
- Width: to 36 inches
- Hardy in zones (5) 6-9:

Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade. Mulch after first hard frost to avoid winter heaving and avoid exposure to salt. May be marginally hardy in this zone requiring extra protection if container grown.

Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.

Zones 7-9: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall.

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