Blue Sedge

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Carex flacca cv. Blue Zinger
Common Name: Blue Sedge
Type: Ornamental grass
Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: June to July
Height: 8-16 inches
Light Requirements: Morning shade with afternoon sun, Closed shade
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil, Tolerates periodic moisture
Flower Color: Green
Special Characteristics:
  • Ground cover that slowly spreads by rhizomes
  • Propogate by division of clumps every few years
  • Cut foliage to ground in early spring before new growth occurs
  • Bluish-green foliage
  • Cool season grass, dense, clump-forming
  • Narrow arching coarse leaves
  • Tolerates light foot traffic