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New Zealand Hair Sedge

Carex comans

Also known as

Sedge

Carex comans by Penelope Noel Gillette (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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New Zealand Hair Sedge Overview

This is a low dense evergreen perennial clump which is native to New Zealand. The yellow green leaves will grow to about 1ft then will flop over, creating the impression of a head of hair. It is a good idea to plant them in their masses or perhaps on a slope.

How to propagate New Zealand Hair Sedge

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.

Other uses of New Zealand Hair Sedge

Ornamental, bog, rock garden, container, foliage

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