Carex glaucaItem #2266 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
Small clumping grass with silvery-blue blades. Plant in masses for a splendid effect. Thrives in partial shade in hot summer areas, such as under tree canopies or between buildings. Looks best with ample water, and works along the periphery of streams or ponds. Evergreen in mild climates.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Slow growing; reaches only 6 to 12 in. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:KAR-eks GLAW-kaPlant type:Ornamental GrassDeciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreenSunset climate zones:3 - 9, 14 - 24Growth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow growing; reaches only 6 to 12 in. tall and wide.Foliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:InconspicuousFlower color:BrownGarden styleCottageCompanion PlantsSweetspire (Itea); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Iris (Iris); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia); Daylily (Hemerocallis)
- CareCare InformationPrefers well-drained soils with consistent moisture. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Partial shade to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.