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Carex flaccosperma - BLUE WOOD SEDGE

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Product Code: CAR-FLA-BWS
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$6.99

Southeastern native sedge with significant bluish to blue-green leaves. Requires some shade during the day, likes moisture, but will grow fine in average garden conditions.

Well behaved, clumping, with fairly robust evergreen leaves.

Blooming Time: May-June (cool season "grass"), white-greenish flowers

Size: usually 0.5-1’ tall and wide, it spreads very slowly into slightly wider clump
USDA Zones: 5 to 8
Culture: half sun in cooler areas, the best is some shade = half shade, dappled shade to shade, average garden soil to moist. Adaptable to many other soils, including clay.
Moisture Needs: medium, medium-moist, moist, moderately drought tolerant once established
Origin: south and southeast of USA, see the BONAP distribution map. It can be found in swampy woodlands, bogs, seeps.
Deer/Rabbit Resistant: yes / yes
Attracts Butterflies or Pollinators: flowers attract some pollinators
Attracts Hummingbirds: no

Plant combinations: Best in half shade to shade beds, as groundcover in small groups or masses, in rain gardens, woodland edges, close to water features in the shade. Good companions can be spring ephmerals like Claytonia, Delphinium tricorne, Mertensia, Trillium and also spring bulbs! Or plants like Asarum, Dicentra, Epimedium, Geranium maculatum (other common hardy Geraniums,) Helleborus, Heuchera, Hosta, Persicaria amplexicaulis, Polygonatum, Phlox divaricata, Primula, Tradescantia, Viola.

Pot Size: square 3.5" x 4" deep perennial pot

Picture copyright: Hoffman Nursery

 

 

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Carex flaccosperma - BLUE WOOD SEDGE

$6.99
 

Southeastern native sedge with significant bluish to blue-green leaves. Requires some shade during the day, likes moisture, but will grow fine in average garden conditions.

Well behaved, clumping, with fairly robust evergreen leaves.

Blooming Time: May-June (cool season "grass"), white-greenish flowers

Size: usually 0.5-1’ tall and wide, it spreads very slowly into slightly wider clump
USDA Zones: 5 to 8
Culture: half sun in cooler areas, the best is some shade = half shade, dappled shade to shade, average garden soil to moist. Adaptable to many other soils, including clay.
Moisture Needs: medium, medium-moist, moist, moderately drought tolerant once established
Origin: south and southeast of USA, see the BONAP distribution map. It can be found in swampy woodlands, bogs, seeps.
Deer/Rabbit Resistant: yes / yes
Attracts Butterflies or Pollinators: flowers attract some pollinators
Attracts Hummingbirds: no

Plant combinations: Best in half shade to shade beds, as groundcover in small groups or masses, in rain gardens, woodland edges, close to water features in the shade. Good companions can be spring ephmerals like Claytonia, Delphinium tricorne, Mertensia, Trillium and also spring bulbs! Or plants like Asarum, Dicentra, Epimedium, Geranium maculatum (other common hardy Geraniums,) Helleborus, Heuchera, Hosta, Persicaria amplexicaulis, Polygonatum, Phlox divaricata, Primula, Tradescantia, Viola.

Pot Size: square 3.5" x 4" deep perennial pot

Picture copyright: Hoffman Nursery

 

 

 

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