Carex appressa - tall sedge

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This native carex sedge is invaluable for gardeners needing erosion control and bank binding; shelter belts for birds, frogs, small mammals; nectar for butterflies (especially bright eyed browns);  planting for pond margins; and reclaiming flooded areas .

Once it establishes itself this will need almost no maintenance from you, making it ideal for wild gardens and difficult-to-access spots.

mature plant images:  John Tann ; Harry Rose ; Doug Beckers cropped to size.

Carex appressa - tall sedge

APPEARANCE: Tall tufty sedge grass, forms spreading clumps topped with long brown flowerspikes in spring-summer. The leafblade edges have very tiny serrations, giving a rough feel.
ORIGIN : Native to most of southern QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, and the southern coast of WA.
USE FOR : Erosion control, creek banks, seasonally flooded areas, coastal gardens, revegetation, water management, basket making, native and wildlife gardens.
PLANTING : Plant in full sun to part shade. Frost tolerant once established. Prefers a moist soil and will tolerate waterlogging.
CARE : Low maintenance, requires little care once established. Fertilise with a native slow release fertiliser once a year. If foliage needs refreshing, clip over once a year in late winter.
HEIGHT & WIDTH : 50cm to 1m in flower H x 50cm to 1m W
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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