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Botanical/Common Image Description Price
Carex buchananii

Sedge, Leatherleaf

Terrific evergreen sedge for architectural landscape needs. Fine bronze foliage is also great in containers. An excellent accent grass.
Stock #: 235-001
Zone: 7-10     Height: 20''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Carex buchananii 'Red Rooster'

Sedge, Leatherleaf

Foliage is more intensely colored than species with a bright rusty red. The upright habit of Red Rooster creates a very nice accent in a mixed planter. Red Rooster’s leaves are of a fine texture and hold their color well.
Stock #: 235-013
Zone: 6-9     Height: 16-24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade
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Carex comans 'Milk Chocolate'

Sedge, New Zealand Hairy

Delicious milk chocolate colored evergreen low growing grass with a mounding habit. Long thin blades curve outward from the center. Similar to Frosted Curls in form but with rich chocolate brown color with pinkish tints.
Stock #: 235-012
Zone: 5-9     Height: 12-16''     Full-Sun Part-Shade
$6.99 each

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Carex d. 'Gold Fountains'

Sedge

Attractive gold-striped foliage in 12-14'' clumps. Does well in shade or sun in moist soil and is more suited to dry or dry-shady conditions than other sedges. (Also called ‘Kaga Nishiki’) Use it as a low ground cover, in rock gardens, or in containers.
Stock #: 235-008
Zone: 5-9     Height: 14''     Full-Sun Bog-Water-Plant
$6.99 each

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Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga nishiki'

Sedge, Gold Fountain

Fine green leaves have a gold stripe along each edge. Low and fountain-like, this sedge works well in drifts, as a formal border or specimen. Tolerant of many conditions and even full shade.
Stock #: 235-017
Zone: 5-9     Height: 4-16''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Full-Shade Low-Water-Req Deer-Resistant
$7.99 each

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Carex f. 'Bronzita'

Sedge

Mid-brown to bronze semi-erect foliage. Great for use in borders, backgrounds, pots or cutting.
Stock #: 235-018
Zone: 5-10     Height: 16''     Full-Sun Part-Shade
$6.99 each

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Carex flagellifera 'Toffee Twist'

Sedge

Iridescent, slender, bronze leaves arch upward before spilling back to the ground. Known for its foliage, it has no bloom worth noting. An attractive coral color in fall/winter.
Stock #: 235-010
Zone: 7-9     Height: 18-24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Deer-Resistant Great-Plant-Pick
$6.99 each

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Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Sedge

A dense, spreading sedge rising to 12'' tall which is grown for its grass foliage effect. Features stiff narrow leaves (1/2'' wide to 12'' long) which are dark green in the center with clean white borders.
Stock #: 235-003
Zone: 5-9     Height: 8-12''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Deer-Resistant Great-Plant-Pick
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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Sedge, Variegated Japanese

Probably the most popular yellow variegated sedge with a clean yellow band running down the center of the dark green blades. Forms a perfect, low tufted mound. A 'Great Plant Pick' and a great groundcover. Can take everything from full sun to dry shade and even works well in containers. Cut back to the ground in late winter.
Stock #: 235-011
Zone: 6-9     Height: 12''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Great-Plant-Pick
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Carex testacea

Sedge, Orange

A lovely evergreen grass with fine-textured, glossy foliage that emerges as olive green and turns a rich russet orange with the arrival of cool fall temps. This ornamental has such an unusual orange color that it will bring an exotic look to a garden. The loose flowing blades of this sedge trail very softly. A fantastic choice for mixed autumn containers.
Stock #: 235-004
Zone: 5-9     Height: 16''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Carex albula 'Frosted Curls'

Sedge

A clumping evergreen New Zealand sedge with dense, silvery-green, cascading fountains of fine textured foliage. Hair-like 'curls' occur as the blades die and curve back toward the base of the blade. Best used in shade. Deciduous in colder areas. Easily grown in a wide variety of soils in sun to part shade. AKA: C. comans ‘Frosty Curls’
Stock #: 235-009
Zone: 5-9     Height: 12-18''     Full-Sun Part-Shade
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Carex caryophyllea 'Beatlemania'

Sedge

The long leaves of this new selection cascade to the ground, giving the clump a mop head appearance. The soft green, finely textured leaves have very wide, creamy yellow edges. Use it as a low ground cover, in rock gardens, or in containers. A very unique looking sedge.
Stock #: 235-007
Zone: 5-9     Height: 6-8''     Full-Sun Bog-Water-Plant
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Carex ciliatomarginata 'Island Brocade'

Sedge

This is a wonderful lush sedge forming attractive low clumps of striking green-edged, broad gold leaves. A perfect finishing edge for borders or containers. This is a striking color spot in the shade garden. Reversions may need to be culled out.
Stock #: 235-014
Zone: 6-9     Height: 9''     Part-Shade Ground-Cover
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Carex elata 'Bowles Golden'

Sedge

This sedge has bright gold foliage with narrow green margins. An excellent choice as a highlight plant for a shade garden. It is a moisture loving grass and works well as a bright spot at the edge of the pond.
Stock #: 235-002
Zone: 5-9     Height: 24-36''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Deer-Resistant
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Carex muskingumensis

Sedge, Palm

Wonderful, easy to grow, exotic looking, yet extremely hardy. The palm-like texture of the leaves are especially effective when used with broader leaved plants in the shade garden. In warmer / dryer climates does better in bogs or pond edges. Slow to spread and makes a great filler plant. Excellent, very fine textured grass with slender green leaves and brilliant yellow fall color. A good texture grass for a moist area or at waters edge.
Stock #: 235-016
Zone: 3-9     Height: 2-3'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Deer-Resistant
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Carex muskingumensis 'Little Midge'

Sedge, Miniature Palm

Excellent, very fine textured dwarf with slender green leaves. A good texture grass for a moist area or at waters edge. This slow growing miniature form also makes an excellent bonsai plant.
Stock #: 235-005
Zone: 5-9     Height: 10''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Deer-Resistant
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Carex nigra

Sedge, Black Fowering

A new large variety in the Sedge family. Steel blue tufts of grassy foliage will form a nice edge in any pond. The black flowers will form in the spring. Grows to a height of 4 - 6 ft. It is a moisture loving grass and works well as a bright spot at the edge of the pond. Plant up to 10'' submerged.
Stock #: 235-006
Zone: 5-11     Height: 4-6'     Full-Sun Bog-Water-Plant
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Carex phyllocephala 'Sparkler'

Sedge

‘Sparkler’ is a popular palm sedge cultivar that is grown for its attractive variegated foliage. This is a clump-forming sedge that produces cane-like stems to 1-2 feet tall. Whorl-like clusters of grass-like, variegated leaves form at the end of each stem creating a palm-like effect. Narrow leaves are green with broad white margins.
Stock #: 235-015
Zone: 7-10     Height: 1-2'     Part-Shade Ground-Cover
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Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire'

Sedge, Orange

A native to New Zealand, orange sedge is one of the most popular choices for landscape use in New Zealand. This grass has tufted evergreen foliage with a clumping growth habit. The foliage is olive green with orange-brown highlights that appear with full sun at the tips. This Carex will also sport that orange-brown color in the fall and winter months. Orange New Zealand Sedge will flower in midsummer with two foot spikes, later fruit will set and the spike can elongate up to 5 feet. This grass is great in smaller areas only reaching two feet with a two foot spread. Works great in the landscape as well as in mixed containers, particularly fall-themed. The fine-textured, glossy foliage turns a rich russet orange with the arrival of cool fall temps. This ornamental has such an unusual orange color that it will bring an exotic look to a garden. The loose flowing blades of this sedge trail very softly.
Stock #: 235-019
Zone: 7-9     Height: 2'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Deer-Resistant
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