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Carex flacca (glauca)
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Carnation Grass

Carex

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A diverse genus comprised of nearly 1000 species, most Carex originate in the moist habitats of temperate climates. Our graceful selections are easy to grow and promise to soften those hard edges in your garden.

Carex flacca (glauca) full sun  partial shade

With its sea of striking blue, Carnation-like foliage, this handsome Carex is aptly named. Glaucous, narrow blades create a noninvasive, slowly spreading mass. Purple-black spikes appear to float like a subtle mist just above the solid, jointless flowering stems. Easy to establish and indispensable as a low ground cover, Carex flacca tolerates drought, adapts to an array of growing conditions and effectively interweaves a tapestry of Heathers.

Size: 6"–15" high x 12"–15" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Carex flacca (glauca) (G-0099)
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AVAILABLE SPRING 2018



       


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