Menu Close

Carex tereticaulis

Plant name: Common sedge

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet

Origin: NSW, WA, SA, TAS, VIC, ACT

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

Maintenance: may be pruned annually to remove old foliage and spent seed heads

Tolerates: inundations and periodic dry periods

Flowering season: august to march

Flower colour: erect brown clustered on spikes

Foliage colour: yellow green, coarse

Width: up to 1m

Height: up to 1m

Water depth: edges and marshland

Plant spacing: 10cm apart

Recommended uses: grassy woodland habitat

Description: tough sedge