Carex comans Frosted Curls

New Zealand Hair Sedge, Sedge

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Plant Code: CAFC

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Very narrow tufted leaves of silvery green shimmer with the slightest movement. Carex Frosted Curls looks delightful tumbling out of a container or over the edge of a retaining wall. Easy to grow, this semi-evergreen grass forms rounded clusters. Tender - not for northern gardens.

Details

Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Short 12"
Spacing: Plant 14" apart
Bloom Time: Not Applicable
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 7-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Not Applicable
Accent: Not Applicable
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Deer Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Winter Interest

Carex General Information

Carex is a huge genus of more than 1,500 species of perennials with triangular, grass-like stems. Flowerheads develop on panicles of short spikes. Suited to many sites, Sedge will tolerate wet and/or shade well. Excellent in foreground or as an edger. Spreads slowly. Grass-like, colorful foliage is often brightly hued or variegated. Carex Frosted Curls thrives in moist soil but will tolerate some drought once established. Ornamental grasses are restricted from Oregon.

Carex Plant Care

Sedge prefers a moist, well-drained soil with part shade. Very easy to maintain, Carex requires little if any feeding and in early spring, cut back by 1/3 or simply tease out dead blades to spruce up appearance. Division is best done in the spring.