Water Sedge

Water Sedge

Carex aquatilis

A rhizomeous, mat forming perennial wetland grass growing on triangular stems up to 1m in height. Leaves grow snug to stem and can be as short as, or longer than the stems.  Inflorescence are long and cylidrical, with male spikes (1-3 at top) and multiple female spikes below, with a singular leaflike bract at the base, longer than the inflorescence itself.  Fruits are small and light green with black scales that are egg shaped and flat, they have short beaks and two stigmas. 

Sun zone
Full sun
Water zone
Low water
Medium water
High water
Foliage colour
blue
green
Bloom colour
green
yellow
Bloom months
July
August
Average height
1 m
Soil needs
Tolerates sandy, loamy, or clay soils.
Plug
$1.65
Available Stock
380
Last updated
2022-03-23

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