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Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' (New Zealand sedge 'Frosted Curls')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.3m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Carex comans 'Frosted Curls'

Other names: New Zealand sedge 'Frosted Curls'

Genus: Carex Carex

Variety or Cultivar: 'Frosted Curls' _ 'Frosted Curls' is a comapct grass forming dense tufts of icy green leaves in low mound. The slightest breeze causes the iridescent foliage to shimmer and glow.


Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids Aphids

General care

Pruning: In summer cut out any dead leaves.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' (New Zealand sedge 'Frosted Curls') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Prairie planting

Cultivation: Plant in any well-drained fertile soils. Does not tolerate excessive winter wet, and may need winter protection in cold areas.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)


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Carex Comans 'Frosted Curls'
£ 7.80
Carex Comans 'Frosted Curls', 1l, Nz Hair Sedge, Grass,
£ 6.90
Carex Comans 'Frosted Curls'
£ 4.50
Carex Pendula (Pendulous Sedge) Seeds
£ 1.60
Carex Elata 'Aurea' Agm
£ 4.50
Carex Testacea, 2l, Prairie Fire Sedge, Grass,
£ 7.90

Botanical name: Carex comans 'Frosted Curls'

Other names: New Zealand sedge 'Frosted Curls'

Genus: Carex Carex

Variety or Cultivar: 'Frosted Curls' _ 'Frosted Curls' is a comapct grass forming dense tufts of icy green leaves in low mound. The slightest breeze causes the iridescent foliage to shimmer and glow.


Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids

General care

Pruning: In summer cut out any dead leaves.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' (New Zealand sedge 'Frosted Curls') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Containers, Prairie planting

Cultivation: Plant in any well-drained fertile soils. Does not tolerate excessive winter wet, and may need winter protection in cold areas.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)


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Carex Comans 'Frosted Curls'
£ 7.80
Carex Comans 'Frosted Curls', 1l, Nz Hair Sedge, Grass,
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Carex Comans 'Frosted Curls'
£ 4.50
Carex Pendula (Pendulous Sedge) Seeds
£ 1.60
Carex Elata 'Aurea' Agm
£ 4.50
Carex Testacea, 2l, Prairie Fire Sedge, Grass,
£ 7.90

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