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Carex foliosissima 'Irish Green'

Irish Green Sedge

Sedge

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This variety is a ground-covering, evergreen, grass-like sedge that spreads like a carpet, with soft arching foliage that is deep dark green; grows well in shade to part sun, in humus rich, evenly moist soil; great for massing or containers

Description

This variety is a ground-covering, evergreen, grass-like sedge that spreads like a carpet, with soft arching foliage that is deep dark green; grows well in shade to part sun, in humus rich, evenly moist soil; great for massing or containers

Landscape Attributes

Irish Green Sedge is an herbaceous evergreen perennial grass with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Irish Green Sedge is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Irish Green Sedge will grow to be about 16 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

16 inches

24 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

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