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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
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, tufted, borderline hardy, evergreen perennial with linear, arching, silvery, grey-green leaves and green flower spikelets in summer.


Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

Green in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

General care

Pruning

Cut out any dead foliage in summer.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' (New Zealand sedge 'Frosted Curls') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, fertile soil in sun or partial shade. 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, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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, tufted, borderline hardy, evergreen perennial with linear, arching, silvery, grey-green leaves and green flower spikelets in summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

Green in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

General care

Pruning

Cut out any dead foliage in summer.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' (New Zealand sedge 'Frosted Curls') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, fertile soil in sun or partial shade. 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, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)

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