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Carex flacca (syn. glauca) 'Blue Zinger'
Common Name: Blue Sedge Family: Cyperaceae (The Sedge Family)

Carex flacca (syn. glauca) 'Blue Zinger'
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An evergreen sedge that offers a tufted mound of startling steel-blue pleated foliage to about 18 inches. Best in filtered sun and with evenly moist, fertile soil. Plant in drifts for maximum effect.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
North Africa
Native Habitat:
Grasslands, sand dunes and marshes.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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