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Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger'

Blue Sedge

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Item #: 7148

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 12" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Europe

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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(syn: Carex glauca) This rich blue sedge is a recent Emerald Coast Growers selection of the European native Carex flacca that has wonderfully narrow, glaucous leaves that make a delightfully wispy-textured, evergreen, deer-resistant groundcover. Although Carex flacca prefers moist alkaline soils, it has proven to be quite adaptable to a wide range of garden conditions and soil types. Carex 'Blue Zinger' forms a nice 2' wide patch in 5 years...much more clump forming than the straight species.