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Carex flacca

Blue Sedge
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Plant Category: Ornamental Grasses & Bamboo
Height: Minimum 6 feet , Maximum 12 feet
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For the blue garden or blue accent, a low growing sedge, to 6-12" tall, with narrow leaves, blue-green above and gray-green below creating a sparkly appearance. Native to both sand dunes and estuaries. Forms tidy clumps spreading slowly in the dry garden and more quickly with fertilizer and summer water. Somewhat drought tolerant in part to full shade, requiring at least occasional summer water in full sun. Can also used in a water garden, planted 2" below the surface. Frost hardy to -30 °F, USDA zone 4.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:25 PM

Evergreen. Arching, bluish-green foliage.

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