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Greater pond sedge - Carex riparia - 1 litre

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This is the ideal Carex where vigorous, low maintenance ground cover is required at the pool edge.

  • Hardy
  • Cut back after flowering
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Moist clay, loam soil
  • Spring - summer
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This deciduous Carex is a vigorously spreading perennial with linear, glaucous green leaves and tall stems bearing upright dark brown flowering spikes in early summer. A low maintenance plant it is ideal for the large pool whereby due the type of maintenance needs to be infrequent and easy to apply. The interest is in the thick mat of foliage that it creates.

Available as 1L plant.

More Information
Short name Greater pond sedge
Sub title Carex riparia - 1 litre
Brand Great Little Garden
Drought Resistance Not resistant to drought in any way
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period May and Jun
Foliage colour Green / yellow
Fragrance Green / yellow
Hardiness Hardy
Plant Size 1 litre pot
Plant Type Water
Minimum Height 900
Maximum Depth 200
Height & Spread 90 - 120 cm (h) 0 - 20 cm (d)
Pot size (Litres) 1L
Maximum Height 1200
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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