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Birdfoot Sedge Carex conica

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KAY-reks KON-ih-ka
Description

Evergreen; deep rich green with white edges.  Tolerates wet sites.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Snowline'
Tags:
#ornamental grass#wet sites#cpp
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Snowline'
Tags:
#ornamental grass#wet sites#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Carex
    Species:
    conica
    Family:
    Cyperaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grass
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Mounding
  • 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
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    White
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    Grown for foliage
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Wet Soil