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Flower Spike

Foliage

Form

Plant Name

Carex pendula

(Carex maxima)

Common Name

Weeping Sedge

Soil

Chalk

Sun Aspect

Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Moist and Wet

Plant Type

Evergreen Grass

Height x Spread in inches (cms)
(1 inch = 2.5 cms,
12 inches = 1 foot
12 inches = 30 cms,
24 inches = 2 feet,
3 feet = 1 yard,
40 inches = 100 cms)

54 x 60 (135 x 150)

Foliage

Shiny Mid-Green leaves, which are 36 inches long and Blue-Green beneath

Flower Colour in Month(s). Fruit

Dark Brown spikes in May-June

Comment

Clump-forming form. Native UK plant. Invasive self-seeder and garden 'thug' plant.

Further details in Wikipedia.

Plant within gravel scree or amongst low growing perennials in groups or drifts, such as Monarda 'Croftway Pink' (Bergamot 'Croftway Pink') and Persicaria vacciniifolia (Rock knotweed).

Planting depth to 4 inches in a pond.

Care tips and advice from gardeners.

This is available from Coblands Nurseries Ltd and 29 others in the UK.

 

GRASS GALLERY PAGES
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Introduction

INFLORESCENCE COLOUR
(o)
Blue
Orange
(o)Other Colours
Pink
Red
(o)White
Yellow

LEAF COLOUR
Black
(o)Blue
Brown
Bronze
(o)Green
Grey
Purple
Red
Silver
(o)Variegated White
Variegated Yellow
White
Yellow
Autumn Colour
4 Season Colour

FORM
Mat-forming
Prostrate
Mound-forming
Spreading
(o)Clump-forming
(o)Upright
Arching

SEED COLOUR
Seed

BED PICTURES
Garden

Grass Height from Text Border

Blue =
0-24
inches
(0-60
cms)

Green=
24-72 inches
(60-180 cms)

Red =
72+
inches
(180+
cms)

Grass Soil Moisture from Text Background

Wet Soil

Moist Soil

Dry Soil

Click on thumbnail to add the Grass Description Page of the Grass named in the Text box below that photo.
The Comments Row of that Grass Description Page details where that Grass is available from.

 

 

 

 

 

Grass INDEX link to Grass Plant Description Page

Botanical Name / Common Name

Inflore-scence Colour

Inflore-scence Months

Height x Spread in inches (cms)

Foliage Colour

A, B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

Carex pendula / Weeping Sedge

Dark Brown spikes

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May, June

54 x 60
(135 x 150)

Shiny Mid-Green leaves, which are 36 inches long and Blue-Green beneath

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Cortaderia selloana / Pampas Grass

Silver spikelets

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August

108 x 60
(270 x 150)

Mid-Green foliage with very sharp cutting edges

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D, E

 

 

 

 

 

F

Festuca glauca / Blue fescue

Blue-Green spikelets

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July, August

12 x 10
(30 x 24)

Blue-Green

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G

 

 

 

 

 

H

Hakone-chloa macra 'Albo-variegata' / Hakon Grass

...

...

12 x 12
(30 x 30)

Green variegated White

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I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

 

 

 

 

 

 

CT Flora Turf

CT Flora turf soil-free turf production process has a number of advantages over wild flower seeding:-

  • Dense roots eliminate weeds
  • Much faster to establish than seeding
  • Light and easy to handle
  • 50:50 plant mix of flowers and grasses
  • Seed mix native to the UK including nectar rich species for bees and butterflies
  • Effective erosion control for banks
  • Very little maintenance
  • Ideal for green roof projects

Enviromat Green Roof

Enviromat is an extremely versatile, frost hardy, drought resistant, random mixture of flowering sedum plants. Use it as low maintenance groundcover or to create a living green roof.

 

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