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Glaucous Sedge Carex firma

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
KAY-reks FER-mah
Description

Variable in amount of blue-green coloration; spreads by rhizomes; good ground cover; sometimes sold as Carex nigra or Carex glauca.  Drought tolerant but also tolerates wet planting sites.

 

Cultivars:
  • 'Bias'
Tags:
#drought tolerant#wet sites#cpp
Cultivars:
  • 'Bias'
Tags:
#drought tolerant#wet sites#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Carex
    Species:
    firma
    Family:
    Cyperaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grass
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Wet Soil