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Carex gaudichaudiana

Plant name: Tufted sedge

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

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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: brown clustered flower spikes

Foliage colour: dark green, rough textured and sharp edge leaf blades

Height: up to 1m

Water depth: aquatic to 0.25m

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: ornamental sedge used in constructed wetlands and provides habitat for water birds. May be used for poolside plantings

Description: tough loosely tufted sedge, excellent ornamental feature in wetland plantings