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Carex phyllocephala

Common Name(s):
Palm sedge, Tenjiku Suge, Tenjiku sedge
Cultivar(s):
Sparkler, Sparkler
Categories:
Groundcover, Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Leaves in whorls clustered at top; species is more cold hardy than cultivars

Light:
Sun to partial shade
Height:
2 ft.
Hardiness:
7 to 10
Foliage:
1-2 ft. stems ending in a whorl of spreading leaves
Flower:
Brown flower spike
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade to shade; moderate to low moisture
Size:
2 ft.
Form:
Tall cane-like stems
Soil:
Prefers moist soil
Inflorescence:
Grown for foliage
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 252

Carex phyllocephala 'Sparkler' Carex phyllocephala 'Sparkler'
Megan Hansen, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Carex phyllocephala Carex phyllocephala - close up of leaves
Gardening in a Minute, CC BY-NC-2.0
Carex phyllocephala 'Sparkler' Carex phyllocephala 'Sparkler'
Megan Hansen, CC-BY-SA-2.0