Carex acuta
ACUTE SEDGE, SLENDER TUFTED SEDGE
Cyperaceae

 
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Plant type: semi-herbaceous sedge

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, UK

Other Botanical Names: Carex acuta f. prolixa, C. fuscovaginata, C. graciliformis, C. gracilis, C. hudsonii, C. prolixa, C. saxatilis laxa, C. stricta

Other Common Names: Slim Sedge

 
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Carex acuta
ACUTE SEDGE, SLENDER TUFTED SEDGE
Cyperaceae

 

  Plant type: semi-herbaceous sedge

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, light frost
1m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream & brown

Leaves: mid green


DESIGN

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

Uses: informal hedge, informal edging, accents, border, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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