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Carex comans Green - New Zealand Hair Sedge

Carex comans Green has graceful arching green foliage. The New Zealand Hair Sedge grows to about a foot tall and 18" wide in sun or shade. Carex comans Green prefers decent drainage and moderate but regular water. Carex comans Green is a great lawn substitute that doesn't need as much water, grows in sun or shade near the coast and more shade inland. Carex comans Green only needs trimming once a season during the winter.Carex comans Green is easily propagated by division. The New Zealand Hair Sedge is winter hardy to below 0°F. Carex comans Green is a potential larval food for the California Common Ringlet butterfly.

Carex comans Green, New Zealand Hair Sedge

Finely textured green arching grasslike foliage of Carex comans Green the New Zealand Hair Sedge. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.