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Carex 'Silver Sceptre' (Sedge 'Silver Sceptre')

Other names: Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre'

'Silver Sceptre' is a compact, clump-forming, dense, deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial bearing linear, mid- to dark green leaves with cream to pale green margins. Insignificant, green-brown flower spikelets bloom in late spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex elata 'Aurea' (Bowles' golden sedge)

Other names: Carex stricta 'Aurea', Carex elata 'Bowles' Golden', Carex acuta 'Aurea', Carex flava 'Aurea'

'Aurea' is a semi-evergreen, clump-forming perennial with linear, arching, yellow leaves narrowly edged with green. Brown male flower spikes are borne above green female spikes in late spring and early summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.7m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex grayi (Mace sedge)

Other names: Gray sedge, Gray's sedge, Common bur sedge, Morning star sedge

C. grayi is a dense, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial grass with upright, linear, dark green leaves and mid-green flower spikes in summer followed by star-shaped, pale green seed heads.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.75m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex panicea (Carnation sedge)

Other names: Grasslike sedge

C. panicea is a tufted, rhizomatous, spreading, moisture-loving deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial with narrow, upright or arching, blue-green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, erect to arching stems bearing reddish-brown and pale yellow male flower spikes borne above female flower spikes which are followed by ovoid, brown fruit.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex appalachica (Appalachian sedge)

C. appalachica is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with long, linear, mid- to bright green leaves and inconspicuous flower spikes in spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex otrubae (False fox sedge)

Other names: Carex obtrubae, Carex cuprina

C. otrubae is a tufted, clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with linear, finely toothed, mid- to pale green leaves and, in summer, cylindrical spikes of green to orange-brown flowers with bristle-like, pale yellow bracts.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.7m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex remota (Remote sedge)

Other names: European meadow sedge

C. remota is a compact, clump-forming, evergreen, perennial grass with linear, arching, bright green leaves and short, pale yellow flower spikelets in late spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.5m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge )

Other names: Oak sedge

C. pensylvanica is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with arching, linear, mid-green leaves and slender, dark purple flower spikelets in late spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.25m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex rosea (Rosy sedge )

Other names: Curly wood sedge, Curly-styled wood sedge, Carex concoluta, Carex flaccidula, Gold star sedge, Curly-style star sedge, Stellate sedge, Star sedge

C. rosea is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with arching, linear, dark green leaves and widely-spaced, green flower spikelets in late spring and early summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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