General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Other: Flowers are small and combined into spikes
Flower Color: Other: Coppery-brown
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Japanese Grass Sedge
  • Variegated Sedge
  • Sedge

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Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2012-08-05

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