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James H. Schutte

(Bowles' Golden Sedge, Golden Winged Sedge, Winged Sedge)

Golden winged sedge is an easy to grow clumping plant with chartreuse graceful, arching foliage. Its ability to grow in wet conditions makes it an excellent addition to a poorly drained site. Although it displays small blue flowers for a short period of time, it is mostly grown for its foliage as an accent to a mixed border or edging plant.

Sedge grows best in partial sun to shade with moist, acidic soil, but will adapt to normal soil conditions and even grows in shallow water as well as dry...

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James H. Schutte

(Heath Sedge)

Heath sedge is a grass-like perennial that is native to the northeastern United States and Canada. Throughout the growing season it forms dense mounds of blue-green to gray-green arching blades. This shade-loving plant is grown primarily for its foliage and grows best in moist, fertile soil but can tolerate dry soil conditions. Mix this adaptable sedge with other shade-loving perennials or plant it in masses as a groundcover. Though grass-like in appearance, it will not tolerate foot traffic. At...

(Blue Sedge, Blue Zinger Sedge, Heath Sedge)

This small, evergreen sedge is an exceptionally blue selection of a species native to the northeastern U.S. It grows in a spreading fountain of narrow, arching leaves that are a dusty blue-green. Though it resembles an ornamental grass and is listed by some nurseries as a grass, ‘Blue Zinger’ comes from a different family, and like many of its fellow sedges, is more versatile than grasses, being tolerant of both full sun and partial sun and most soils, including moist and wet soils. It is rhizomatous...

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John Rickard

(Copperleaf Sedge, Weeping Copper Sedge)

This selection of a brown-leaved sedge native to New Zealand, has narrow, slender, arching leaves growing in a dense mound that is upright in the center and cascading or weeping at the edges. The leaves are a uniform light brown, an unusual autumnal color for a plant that is growing actively. Though it much resembles an ornamental grass, it comes from a different family all together, and like many of its fellow sedges, is more versatile than grasses, being tolerant of both full sun and partial sun...

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John Rickard

(Bronzita Copperleaf Sedge, Copperleaf Sedge, Weeping Copper Sedge)

This selection of a brown-leaved sedge native to New Zealand has narrow, slender, arching leaves growing in a dense mound that is upright in the center and cascading or weeping at the edges. The leaves are a uniform light brown, an unusual autumnal color for a plant that is growing actively. Though it much resembles an ornamental grass, it comes from a different family all together, and like many of its fellow sedges, is more versatile than grasses, being tolerant of both full sun and partial sun...

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Mark A. Miller

(Copperleaf Sedge, Toffee Twist Sedge, Weeping Copper Sedge)

This selection of a brown-leaved sedge native to New Zealand has narrow, slender, arching leaves growing in a dense mound that is upright in the center and cascading or weeping at the edges. The leaves are a uniform light brown, an unusual autumnal color for a plant that is growing actively. Though it much resembles an ornamental grass, it comes from a different family all together, and like many of its fellow sedges, is more versatile than grasses, being tolerant of both full sun and partial sun...

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Florida Plants Online

(Japanese Sedge, Morrow's Sedge, Old Gold Sedge)

Evergold sedge is an evergreen, herbaceous perennial that originates from Japan. This attractive shade-loving plant forms grassy, mop-like clumps of dark green foliage with a prominent gold stripe down the center of each blade. Hardy and vigorous, it mixes well with other perennials for shade and is easy to grow if provided with organic-rich, evenly moist soil. Enjoy it massed as a groundcover or planted along the edge of a shaded border. Though evergreen, it is best to shear back plants in late...

(Bunny Blue Sedge, Spreading Sedge)

This handsome selection of a native to eastern North America, has unusually broad leaves leaves in a spreading, informal clump.dense mound that is upright in the center and cascading or weeping at the edges. The leaves are light blue-green, useful for contrast with companions that are ordinary green. Though some nurseries list ‘Hobb’ with grasses, sedges are a different family all together, and like many of its fellow sedges, this one is more versatile than grasses, being tolerant of shade and moist...

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James H. Schutte

(Japanese Sedge, Morrow's Sedge)

Morrow's sedge is an evergreen, herbaceous perennial that originates from Japan. This tidy and attractive shade-loving plant forms grassy, mop-like clumps of medium green. Hardy and vigorous, it mixes well with other perennials for shade and is easy to grow if provided with organic-rich, evenly moist soil. Enjoy it massed as a groundcover or planted along the edge of a shaded border. Though evergreen, it is best to shear back plants in late winter to allow for a flush of clean fresh growth.

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Japanese Sedge, Morrow's Sedge, Variegated Japanese Sedge)

This eye-catching sedge is an evergreen, herbaceous perennial descended from a native of Japan and grown for its leaves and habit. It grows in a mop-like clump of narrow, arching leaves that are medium green with a yellow stripe down the center of each blade. Though some nurseries list ‘Aurea-variegata’ with grasses, sedges are a different family all together, and like many of its fellow sedges, this one is more versatile than grasses, being tolerant of shade and moist almost-wet soils. The tiny,...