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Carex flacca

Blue Sedge

A cool season Sedge that creeps slowly by rhizomes; not invasive in habit. An excellent groundcover. Will stand up to some light traffic and is somewhat drought- tolerant once established.

  • Height: 8" – 12"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Carex flacca

  • Attributes

    • Rain Garden Shade
    • Rain Garden Sun
    • Drought Tolerant
    • Green Roof Semi Intensive
    • Fairy Garden
  • Plant Habit

    • Spreading
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Flower Color

    • Purple
  • Flower Hue

    • Dark
  • Flower Type

    • Spike
  • Flower Height

    • 8" to 12"
  • Foliage Color

    • Blue
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Growth Rate

    • Slow
  • Origin

    • Europe
  • Divide

    • Every Five Years or Longer

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Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm


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