Gahnia aspera
ROUGH SAW SEDGE
Cyperaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen sedge

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.75m

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Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, contemporary, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal hedge, barrier, mass planting

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

 
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Gahnia aspera
ROUGH SAW SEDGE
Cyperaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen sedge

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to usually boggy

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.75m

FEATURES

Flowers: brown-black

Flowering Time: early spring to late summer

Leaves: mid green

Ornamental Fruit: red or red-brown

Bark & Stems: sharp-edged leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, contemporary, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal hedge, barrier, mass planting

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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