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Carex appressa

Plant name: Tall sedge

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: NSW, QLD, WA, SA, TAS, VIC, ACT

Cultural notes: full sun, boggy conditions, fast growing, long lived, very hardy

Maintenance: may be pruned annually to remove old foliage

Tolerates: inundations and periodic dry periods

Flowering season: spring to autumn

Flower colour: yellow/green clustered on short flower

Foliage colour: mid green, rough texture

Height: up to 1.2m

Water depth: wetland margins

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: ornamental grass ideal for landscaping, provides habitat for water birds and useful for poolside plantings

Description: tough densely tufted sedge