Carex flacca (Blue Sedge)
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Carex flacca

Blue Sedge

A cool season Sedge that creeps slowly by rhizomes; not invasive in habit. An excellent groundcover. Will stand up to some light traffic and is somewhat drought- tolerant once established.

Height: 8-12 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: June,July
Hardiness Zone: 5 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex flacca

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Fairy Garden
Green Roof Semi Intensive
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun

Plant Habit

Spreading

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Hue

Dark

Flower Height

8" to 12"

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Blue

Leaf Texture

Medium

Divide

Every Five Years or Longer

Growth Rate

Slow

Origin

Europe