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Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' New Zealand sedge

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

Flower: Green in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids Aphids

General care

Pruning: Cut out any dead foliage in summer.. 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 0.6m 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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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

Flower: Green in Summer

Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids

General care

Pruning: Cut out any dead foliage in summer.. 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 0.6m 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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