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Carex appressa, commonly known as 'Tall Sedge', is an evergreen perennial clumping plant. It has lime green upright foliage. It is a great foliage contrast with grasses and strappy leafed plants. Carex is a very hardy and useful plant for both wet and dry aspects in the garden. Carex is ideal for rain and bog gardens.
Use Carex carefully as the foliage may irritate sensitive skin, so best kept away from pathways and where children play.
Flower colour: brown
Flowering season: spring winter
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 0.8 metres
Maximum width: 0.8 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Frogs, insects, lizards.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: wet, moist, well-drained.
Clay: wet, moist.
Sand: wet, moist.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.