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Carex flaccosperma ''

Blue Wood Sedge

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
MORNING sun/AFTERNOON shade to FULL shade

Evergreen sedge forms attractive clumps of narrow, blue-green leaves. Thrives in moist conditions but will tolerate drought. An American native groundcover for shade. Greenish-white flower is insignificant.





Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Bloom Color

Interesting Notes About Blue Wood Sedge :

Landscape Application:

Mass or group in woodland gardens, shade gardens, borders, edging or groundcover.

Carex flaccosperma '' Plant Care:

Prefers moist soil but will tolerate some drought. Cut back to 3" in March.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

Blue Wood Sedge Merit Awards and Special Collections

Blue Wood Sedge Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate to high soil moisture.

Special Benefits
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

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