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Large Greater Pond Sedge Carex riparia - 3L Pot

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PL1081
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Greater Pond Sedge - Carex riparia - 3L Pot

The greater pond sedge is a fast spreading, perennial grass with linear, glaucous green leaves and tall stems that bear brown flowering spikes in early summer. It works well as a pond side grass or as part of a bog or wildlife garden.

  • Foliage Colour: green, grey and silver
  • Flower Colour: dark brown in summer
  • Approx. Growth Height: 1m - 1.5m
  • Max. Spread: 1m - 1.5m
  • Planting Time: spring
  • Flowering Time: late spring - summer
  • Attracts: caddis flies and alder flies
  • Uses: pond margins up to 30cm deep, bog gardens
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Growing Habit: tufted
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Rate of Growth: max height in 2-5 years
  • suitable for medium and large ponds
More Information
Common Name Sedge
Flower Colour Brown
Flowering Month May, June
Is Collection/Mix? No
Region Pondside & Damp Ground, Marginal & Pond Edge
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Type Carex
Foliage Colour Green, Grey
Supplied As 3L Pot
Supplied As 2L-3L Pot
Pond Function Flowering
Pond Type Reeds & Rushes
Type Pond Plants
Latin Name Carex
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