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Slender-tufted sedge - Carex acuta - 1 litre

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Carex acuta sometimes known as Slim Sedge, lives up to its name providing a clump of slender arching, green/yellow leaves at the poolside, accompanied by elegant dark brown flower spikes in summer.

  • Hardy
  • Easy care
  • Full shade
  • Wet, alkaline or slightly acid soil
  • Summer
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Carex acuta or Acute Sedge Slim Sedge can be found growing naturally on the margins of rivers and lakes so is an ideal marginal grass.

Carex 'Acuta' is a semi-evergreen, clump-forming perennial. It bears brown male flower spikes above green female spikes in late spring and early summer, and its linear, arching, yellow leaves are beautifully edged with green.

In addition to softening pool, stream and water feature edges it brings gentle movement with its slim, arching leaves of a refreshing green/yellow colour.

Available as 1L plant

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Short name Slender-tufted sedge
Sub title Carex acuta - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period May - Aug
Foliage colour Green / brown
Fragrance Green / brown
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 600
Maximum Depth 150
Height & Spread 60 - 90 cm (h) 0 - 15 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Maximum Height 900
Required maintenance Little maintenance is required Trim just above the water surface after foliage has died back in Autumn to tidy
Season of Interest Spring - Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Where to Plant Water

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