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Carex Milk Chocolate (Carex 'Milchoc' )

Other names: Sedge Milk Chocolate

Milk Chocolate is an evergreen grass with glossy arching leaves that have yellow and red tints when new, ageing to brown and becoming orange-tinted in the autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire' (Orange New Zealand sedge 'Prairie Fire' )

'Prairie Fire' is a tender, densely-tufted, evergreen perennial with narrowly-linear, arching, orange-flushed, olive green leaves turning orange red in autumn and cylindrical, red-flushed, brown flowers spikes in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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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
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Ultimate height 0.7m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex pseudocyperus (Cyperus sedge)

Other names: Hop sedge, Sedge hop

C. pseudocyperus is a slowly-spreading, rhizomatous, deciduous perennial forming clumps of broad, linear to lance-shaped, bright green leaves. It bears drooping yellow-green flower spikes in late spring, which form brown catkins later on.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.9m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex acutiformis (Swamp sedge)

Other names: Marsh sedge, Lesser pond sedge, Carex paludosa, Lesser bank sedge, Sniddel , Sniddels

C. acutiformis is a vigorous, spreading, rhizomatous perennial with linear, red- or brown-flushed, light green leaves and slender, erect stems bearing dark brown flower spikes in summer.
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Ultimate spread 1.2m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex hirta (Goose grass)

Other names: Hairy sedge , Hammer sedge

C. hirta is a clump-forming, deciduous, perennial grass with linear, hairy, mid-green leaves, triangular in cross-section, and, from early summer to early autumn, elongated panicles of pale yellow flower spikelets followed by beaked, downy, pale green fruit.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.7m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex testacea (Orange New Zealand sedge)

C. testacea is a densely tufted, evergreen perennial with long, olive-green to orange-brown arching leaves and pale to dark brown flower spikes on stems in midsummer.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex lurida (Sallow sedge)

Other names: Lurid sedge, Bottlebrush sedge, Shallow sedge

C. lurida is a variable, tufted perennial with arching, linear, bright green leaves and yellow-green flowers from early summer until early autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 1m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex praegracilis (Clustered field sedge)

C. praegracilis is a spreading, rhizomatous grass with linear, mid-green leaves and inconspicuous, brown flowerheads in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex pendula (Pendulous sedge)

C. pendula is a grassy perennial with long, dropping red-brown flowers in summer.
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Ultimate spread 1.5m
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Ultimate height 1.4m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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