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Rhynchospora colorata (Starrush Whitetop, Star Sedge, White Topped Sedge)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 504777

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Cyperales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Rhynchospora
Species: Rhynchospora colorata
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Plant Types edit
  • Bog
  • Grass
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
  • September
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Suitable For edit
  • Bog Garden/Waterside
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Moist
  • Boggy
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
  • Deer Resistant
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Division
Skill Level edit
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  • Cut back in Winter to make room for Spring growth edit | delete
  • Can be grown in garden soil with plenty of water edit | delete
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Other names for this plant:
Dichromena colorata
Rhynchospora stellata
Rhynchospora drummondiana
Schoenus coloratus

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