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A large genus of more than 1500 species of grass-like plants, commonly known as sedges. At least 70 species are native to New Zealand. Their foliage is grass-like and they are clump or tussock forming, softening the edges in a landscape design like few other plants can do. They grow naturally and are bred in a wide range of colours, and can therefore compliment any planting scheme. Some are tall, some are short, some are curly, some are drooping and some are stiff. There is a Carex for every effect you could wish to create.   




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Picture of Carex Buchananii
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aka Sedge

Attractive NZ native grass that forms a clump of tussock-like foliage. The leaves are a dark bronze purple. Upright and graceful, looks fabulous planted in large drifts. Hardy to just about any conditions but happiest in a sunny position that does not dry out completely in summer. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 80cm x 50cm

Carex Buchananii

Current Stock Height: 20/30cm  ? 

Container: 2l  ? 

$16.99

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aka Hair Sedge

Native. The name Comans means "luxuriant head of hair" and this delightful native Tussock Grass certainly doesn't have to worry about premature balding. Tolerant of just about any conditions including coastal. Quickly forms a clump and is invaluable for adding texture to the garden. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x 50cm

Carex Comans Bronze

Current Stock Height: 15cm

Container: 0.5l  ? 

$7.99

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aka Autumn Sedge

Wetland Native - Autumn Sedge. Attractive tufts of coarse green foliage with strong bronze tones. Summer seed-heads of dark brown. Will grow happily in moist damp conditions in sun or part shade. Tough and robust, great for mass planting in difficult spots. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Brown
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 0.75m x 0.6m

Carex Dipsacea

Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

Container: 0.5l  ? 

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Carex Dipsacea

Current Stock Height: 15/20 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

$9.99

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aka Sedge

A very attractive little 'Sedge' with arching leaves of green edged with silver. Forms a neat and tidy evergreen clump and would look most impressive planted en masse. Plant in morning sun or part shade in soil that does not completely dry out in summer. Would make a nice container plant too. Perennial. PVR.

Insignificant brown flowers will appear amongst the foliage in summer.

 

Colour: Brown
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 0.3m x 0.3m

Carex Everest

New stock arriving beginning of March, 2021. Pre-order now. Estimated price $19.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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aka Sedge

An attractive and award winning little Carex with variegated arching foliage in shades of cream and soft yellow. Eventually forms a neat and tidy clump. Looks best planted in large drifts to form a carpet under trees etc. Grows best in part shade. Evergreen.

Carex 'Evergold' prefers to grow in a soil that does not completely dry out in summer.

 

Colour: Brown
Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 20cm x 20cm

Carex Evergold

New stock arriving beginning of March, 2021. Pre-order now. Estimated price $19.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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aka Sedge

The striking foliage starts out chartreuse and then shades to golden yellow through the summer. Great for brightening up shady spots, or for adding a pop of colour to a mixed container. This easy care evergreen grass can be used as a groundcover, to edge a path or patio, or tucked into a living wall or window box. Perennial

 

Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 40cm x 60cm

Carex Everillo

New stock arriving beginning of March, 2021. Pre-order now. Estimated price $19.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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aka Sedge

Easy on the eyes, easy to grow and low maintenance, this plant forms a neat, easily controlled mound of green foliage with lime margins. Everlime is a great cold hardy accent plant for all year round arrangements. Everlime does well in mass plantings and in open situations. Perennial

 

Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 45cm x 45cm

Carex Everlime

Current Stock Height: 10/15 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

$19.99

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aka Sedge

Carex Eversheen is a superb ground cover and container plant with distinctive lime yellow striped foliage. A wonderful little selection with a fresh appearance. It is easy to grow, low maintenance and forms a neat easily controlled mound. Eversheen is a great cold hardy accent plant for all year round arrangements. Perennial

 

Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 40cm x 40cm

Carex Eversheen

Current Stock Height: 5/10 cm  ? 

Container: 1.9l  ? 

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Picture of Carex f Bronze
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Attractive NZ native grass that forms a clump of tussock-like foliage. The leaves are a dark bronze. Upright and graceful, looks fabulous planted in large drifts. Hardy to just about any conditions but happiest in a sunny position that does not dry out completely in summer. Evergreen.

 

Habit: Upright clump
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: cm x cm

Carex f Bronze

Current Stock Height: LIner

Container: 1.5l  ? 

$9.99

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Featherfalls is a highly decorative Carex with outstanding garden and pot performance. The long clean and crisp foliage will reward you with a year round maintenance free plant. A highlight of this new variety is its beautiful plumes of feathery flower stems that emerge from the centre of the fresh new variegated foliage during the spring months. Evergreen

 

Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 45cm x 45cm

Carex Featherfalls

New stock arriving beginning of February, 2021. Pre-order now. Estimated price $19.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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