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Carex firma

Common Name(s):
Carnation grass, Glaucous sedge
Cultivar(s):
'Bias'
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Variable in amount of blue-green coloration; spreads by rhizomes; good ground cover; sometimes sold as Carex nigra or Carex glauca.  Drought tolerant but also tolerates wet planting sites.

 

Light:
Sun or light shade
Height:
6-24 in.
Zones:
4-8
Form:
Dense, fine textured mass
Soil:
Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions; very drought tolerant
Inflorescence:
Insignificant flowers in late spring
Tags:
wet soil, wet sites, drought tolerant, wet

NCCES plant id: 591

Carex firma (glauca) Carex firma aka Carex glauca
Gardener Susan, CC BY - 2.0
Carex glauca Carex glauca
Jacki-Dee, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0