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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Fox Red Curly Sedge (9 of 11)

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; 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.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall.

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