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Carex flacca (glauca) ‘Blue Zinger’


Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger' is an evergreen sedge with startling, steel-blue, pleated foliage.

Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger' is an evergreen sedge that offers a tufted mound of startling, steel-blue, pleated foliage to about 18 inches high and wide. Best in filtered sun and with evenly moist, fertile soil. Plant in drifts for maximum effect. Sometimes listed as C. glauca.

Common Name: Blue Sedge

Family: Cyperaceae (The Sedge Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour: Brown

Class: Evergreen

Type: Grass

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Grasslands, sand dunes and marshes.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Europe and Africa - North Africa

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