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  1. Carex Irish Green
    Carex Irish Green
    Special Price £3.70 Regular Price £5.25
    Stock 56
    Hardy, evergreen ornamental grass with glossy Irish green leaves, that will provide you with all year round interest. Learn More
  2. Carex oshimensis Evergold Zegge
    Carex oshimensis Evergold
    £4.95
    Stock 26
    Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' is a dense evergreen sedge which forms clumps, grown for its attractive variegated foliage, it has narrow arching... Learn More
  3. Carex Morrowii Variegata Zegge
    Carex morrowii Variegata
    £5.25
    Stock 38
    Morrowii Carex 'Variegata' is a Japanese segge that produces narrow long striped evergreen leaves. A great low border or groundcover, or just in... Learn More
  4. Carex morrowii Ice Dance 9 cm pot
    Carex morrowii Ice Dance 9 cm pot
    £4.95
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    Carex morrowii Ice Dance is evergreen and blooms yellow. The leaves of the Carex morrowii are green and approximately 40 cm.... Learn More
  5. Carex comans Bronco
    Carex comans Bronco
    £5.50
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    Carex comans 'Bronco' produces cascading dense mounds of thin bronze foliage, it makes an excellent specimen plant or for adding texture to... Learn More
  6. Carex oshimensis Evergold Groot Zegge
    Carex oshimensis Evergold
    £7.95
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    Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' is a dense evergreen sedge which forms clumps, grown for it's attractive variegated foliage, it has narrow arching creamy Learn More
  7. Carex Caryophyllea The Beatles Zegge
    Carex caryophyllea The Beatles
    £5.25
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    This beautiful ground cover is an interesting plant suitable as a edging plant for moist areas. Also attractive in rock gardens or mixed... Learn More
  8. Carex Muskingumensis
    Carex muskingumensis
    £3.50
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    Carex muskingumensis commonly called palm sedge, is a dense, clump-forming marginal green rush which is grown for its attractive brown seed heads... Learn More
  9. Carex morrowii Variegata P13
    Carex morrowii Variegata
    £6.95
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    Morrowii Carex 'Variegata' is a Japanese sedge that produces narrow long striped semi-evergreen leaves. A great option for a low border or... Learn More
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Carex are not true grasses

They are a genus in the Family Cyperaceae and are more commonly known as sedges. They are an undemanding evergreen, perennial ornamental grass that forms low hummocks of striking grass-like, colourful foliage that is often brightly hued or variegated.

For traditional Japanese gardens the low growing varieties such as Evergold are very suited alongside other plants such as Liriope. In mid to late spring many bear brown flower spikes on long stems. These grass-like plants are drought tolerant once established. Sedges are easy to grow and virtually maintenance free but combing through the plants in winter with your fingers to remove any tired or dead foliage will tidy them up.

Sedge plants produce tiny seeds which feed some birds, and many animals use the foliage as shelter. If you don’t want the plant to seed, cut off the seed heads in early spring.

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