Carex Flagellifera: Favorite Plants

This ginger-brown perennial grass is a winner.
New Zealand Sedge has Arching Wiry Foliage

New Zealand Sedge has Arching Wiry Foliage

Carex flagellifera, New Zealand sedge, makes a statement in container plantings with dramatic, iridescent bronze leaves, that arch upward before cascading in a fountain of shimmering bronze. Treat as an annual in all but warmest climate.

©2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2011, Dorling Kindersley Limited

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Sedge, Carex flagellifera, features upright, arching clumps of wiry foliage that is gingery-brown in color. This perennial grass grows well in full sun and dry to moist soil. It grows just over 3 feet tall and spreads almost as wide. Plant alone as accents to low creepers, or in multiples for a contemporary-looking groundcover.

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