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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

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

NCCES plant id: 591

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