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Carex albula

Phonetic Spelling
KAY-reks AL-bew-lah
Description

Metallic to light green, narrow leaves resembling aluminum; good container plant.  Drought tolerant but also tolerates wet sites.

 

 

Compare this Plant to: Carex albula 'Frosty Curls'

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Frosted Curls'
  • 'Frosty Curls'
Tags:
#drought tolerant#container plant#wet sites#cpp
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Frosted Curls'
  • 'Frosty Curls'
Tags:
#drought tolerant#container plant#wet sites#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Carex
    Species:
    albula
    Family:
    Cyperaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grass
    Habit/Form:
    Cascading
    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)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    Not showy flowers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Wet Soil