Blue Sedge

Carex glauca

SKU
02266
A small, clumping grass with slender, silver-blue blades. Plant en masse 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.
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5 - 9

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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical PronunciationKAH-reks GLAW-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches only 6 to 12 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower ColorBrown
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Key FeatureEasy Care Plant

Thrives in enriched, loamy, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates sun in cool coastal settings; site in part sun or dappled shade elsewhere. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, maintain evenly moist soil. For a neat appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!