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Ice Crystal Frosty Sedge

Ficinia truncata 'Ice Crystal'

Pronunciation: Fy-kin-ee-a trunk-ah-tuh
SKU #43136
8-9

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OVERVIEW
Description As if kissed by frost, this small, grass-like perennial shines in borders and containers. Tufts of flat, slightly upward-arching green leaves with white margins form a tidy mound that is decorated with dainty brown flower spikes as summer approaches. Nice as a single planting for a rock garden accent, or en masse as groundcover or edging. Evergreen.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 8 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.