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Carex appressa, Tall sedge grass

Carex appressa, Tall sedge grass


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 Carex appressa – A beautiful  showy grass with  green colouring and a weeping form.

A very hardy sedge for wet and dry zones. It is an ideal plant for wetlands and general revegetation of riparian zones along creeks and rivers. Carex appressa also has ornamental landscape applications such as dry river bed gardens, and damp and poorly draining areas of the garden.
H: 900mm to 1 metre W: 1 metre
Spring/Summer flowering with rusty/brown flowers and seed heads on stems rising from the basal clump. Carex is a tussock with lime green upright to spreading foliage. Its foliage may scratch, so best kept away from pedestrian traffic. Great foliage contrast with grasses.
Full sun to 50% shade. Protected coastal aspects are best. Inland it can handle cold & medium frost to –10ºC.
Soil Type
Wet and dry sandy loam, clay loams.
Trim back hard every 1 to 2 years, Fertilize with slow release fertilizer after trimming.

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**Please note: "2019 Spring Peak Period" - Deliveries are Fully booked out between 7th to 31st October 2019, Nursery and office closed as well during these dates with limited phone and email as we work through it - Sorry! Other dates also filling fast. Please get in early for orders/deliveries/pickups before or after then. Happy Planting everyone! Kind Regards Brendan, Elissa, Rachel and the team.