Scientific Name Carex spp.
Plant Type Ornamental Grass
Mature Height 6"-3'
Plant Spread 6'-2'
Flower Color Green, Brown
Bloom Time Spring to Summer
Character Evergreen
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
Water Requirement Low to Medium
Wildlife Value N/A
Uses Border, Mass Planting, Mixed Bed, Groundcover
Texas Native Yes
Description A good substitute for grasses- sedges produce grass-like arching clumps of showy green foliage ranging in sizes, Many tolerate heavy shade and occasional mowing or foot traffic. Try C. planostachys, C. retroflexa, or C. blanda
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