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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 dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki' Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki'
Carex albula Carex albula 'Frosty Curls'
Carex firma Carex firma (glauca)

Frosty Curls Sedge Carex albula 'Frosty Curls'

Other plants called Frosty Curls Sedge:

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