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Carex flacca (a.k.a glauca)

Sedge - Blue Sedge

Carex flacca (glauca) narrow, blue-green to blue-gray foliage.  Underside of foliage is a gray-green, hence the name glauca.  Evergreen only in warmer climates.  Blue Sedge has a clumping habit but creeps slowly by rhizomes.  Flowers green and insignificant late Spring.  Carex flacca will grow in average soil.  Prefers medium to wet soil but will tolerate drying out with regular watering.  Can be used for ground cover in mass plantings, naturalizing, erosion control, edging and borders.  Mature Height 8"-10", spread 12"-18"

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  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Evergreen in warmer climates
  • Blue-Green to blue-gray foliage
  • Clumping but spreads slowly by rhizomes
  • Prefers medium to wet soil
  • Moist banks near streams and ponds
  • Occasional foot traffic
  • Height: 8-10 Inches
  • Spread: 12-18 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Sun
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Attributes
Mass Planting
Low Maintenance
Spring Bloomer
Naturalizing
Ground Cover
Slow Growing
Ornamental Grass
Edging
Border or Bed
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Habit
Clumping
Creeping
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture
Keep Well-Watered
Moist, Well-Drained
Average Water
Sedge - Blue Sedge Carex flacca (a.k.a glauca) from Classic Groundcovers