Ice Crystal Frosty Sedge
Ficinia truncata 'Ice Crystal'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||Fy-kin-ee-a trunk-ah-tuh|
|Lore||In its native region of South Africa, the seeds of the Finica plant attracts ants, which carry the seed down into their nest. There, it is able to safely germinate without being eaten by predators.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 8 in. tall and wide.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Edging, Ground Cover, Small Spaces|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Aster (Aster); Clematis (Clematis); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Crocosmia (Crocosmia); Elderberry (Sambucus); Lilac (Syringa); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Weigela (Weigela)|
Provide average well-drained, soil; shelter from excess winter moisture. Best color in full sun. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Faded foliage may be gently raked to remove, and pruned lightly just before new spring growth begins.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-9