Sedge grass - Carex

How do I care for my Sedge grass?
Sedge grass is an easy-care ornamental grass. It keeps its leaves in the winter and this makes it one of the most popular ornamental grasses. The plant does well in containers, as a border plant or as a decorative plant. It is best for this plant to cut off its brown tops in early spring as this will stimulate growth.

Wat is the best location for Carex?
Carex does well in sun or semi-shade. It grows up to 40 cm and makes it a relatively compact variety that also suits smaller gardens.

Is this ornamental grass suitable as cut flower?
Its grassy growth or blooms can make a nice addition to bouquets. As it does not grow longer than 40 cm, it suits small floral arrangements.
Where does Sedge grass come from?
Sedge grass is naturally found all over the world, mostly in moderate climate regions.
When does Sedge grass flower?
Sedge grass flowers produces flowers with colours depending on variety.
Can I prune my Sedge grass?
It is best to prune this grass back down to 10 cm in March. It is common to find that its older growth will develop brown spots in the spring. After pruning your Sedge grass it will regenerate fresh new growth.
  • Winter hardiness:
    Good

  • Soil type:
    Normal

  • Moisture levels:
    Damp to wet

  • Location:
    Sun

  • Height:
    To 40 cm

  • Evergreen or deciduous:
    Evergreen

  • Pruning:
    In early spring

  • Fertilizing:
    Basic fertilizer in the spring

  • Flower:
    Blooms with colours depending on variety

  • Flowering period:
    July – September

  • Trivia:
    Don’t forget to give this ornamental grass extra water during periods of drought.

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