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Carex albula 'Frosty Curls' is often confused with:
Carex albula Carex albula 'Frosty Curls'
Native alternative(s) for Carex albula 'Frosty Curls':
Carex glaucescens Carex glaucescens
Carex grayi Gray’s Sedge
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Carex oshimensis Carex hachijoensis 'Evergold'
Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki' Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki'
Carex albula Carex albula 'Frosty Curls'

Carex albula 'Frosty Curls'

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
KAY-reks AL-bew-lah FROH-stee KUR-uls
Description

Curly Frosty Curls has narrow evergreen leaves that self-seed along with being a good stabilizing plant for banks.  This plant is either drought tolerant or tolerant of wet planting sites.

 

Compare this Plant to: Carex albula

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Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#perennial#sedge#ornamental grass#wet sites#cpp#deer resistant#HS302
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#perennial#sedge#ornamental grass#wet sites#cpp#deer resistant#HS302
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Carex
    Species:
    albula
    Family:
    Cyperaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grasses and Sedges
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Dense
    Spreading
    Weeping
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Occasionally Dry
    Occasionally Wet
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    Inconspicuous flowers
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Metallic, very narrow leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Naturalized Area
    Rock Wall
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Water Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Wet Soil