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poor drainage

Carex appressa

tall sedge

tough densely tufted sedge
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originnsw, qld, wa, sa, tas, vic, act
cultural notesfull sun, boggy conditions, fast growing, long lived, very hardy
maintenancemay be pruned annually to remove old foliage
toleratesinundations and periodic dry periods
flowering seasonspring to autumn
flower colouryellow/green clustered on short flower
foliage colourmid green, rough texture
heightup to 1.2m
water depthwetland margins
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesornamental grass ideal for landscaping, provides habitat for water birds and useful for poolside plantings

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