Carex berggrenii Petrie

Caramel Carpet Sedge


Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Category: Grass

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 4" tall, 6" wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Tufts of caramel to copper foliage. Rhizomatous but slow spreading. Color best in full sun. Needs moisture. Not particularly high on my list but to each their own.

History: 

Native to New Zealand.

Published in Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 18: 297 in 1885.

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