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Carex 'Ice Dance' (Japanese sedge 'Ice Dance')

Other names: Morrow's sedge 'Ice Dance', Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

'Ice Dance' is a mound-forming, evergreen perennial bearing long, linear, stiff, dark green leaves with creamy-white margins and insignificant, pale brown flowers in late spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.75m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.6m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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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
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Ultimate height 0.75m
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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 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
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Ultimate height 0.3m
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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
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex lupulina (Hop sedge)

C. lupulina is a clump-forming, deciduous, perennial grass with upright to arching, flat, linear, mid-green leaves and hop-like, light green flower spikelets in late spring and early summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.8m
max. height
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
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.7m
max. height
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
max. spread
Ultimate height 1m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex morrowii (Japanese sedge)

Other names: Morrow's sedge

C. morrowii is a clump-forming evergreen ornamental grass forming long, narrow and arching green leaves.
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Ultimate spread 0.75m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.6m
max. height
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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