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Carex appressa

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Carex appressa

Carapp
Tall Sedge,
$0.00 ex GST
Wantirna
B9, C7
C3, Specials
B2, C7
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Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 10cm
Available: 16
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.68 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.04 inc GST
C3, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 40
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.09 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.60 inc GST
B2, C7
Size: 5cm Tray of 36
Available: 2
$/Unit (EX GST): $69.93 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $76.92 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Carex appressa Tall Sedge,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Dense, Tufting, Upright

Description:
Tough growing clumping sedge with upright, arching green foliage. Ornamental brown flowers and seed heads appear on stems in spring. Tolerates wet and dry soils making this a great choice for rain gardens, difficult boggy sites, wetlands, dry river beds and protected coastal areas. Grows to approx 1m H x 1m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Spray for aphids if required. Remove spent flower heads if you do not want plant to seed. Trim back by half every 3 years and feed with a slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Cyperaceae PacificIslands

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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