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Carex speciosa Velebit Humilus Velebit Sedge Grass

CAREX SPECIOSA VELEBIT HUMILUS VELEBIT SEDGE GRASS

Carex humilus 'Velebit Humilis'
Velebit Sedge Grass
Low growing sedge that resembles a mop head of green hair. It flowers in late spring with a nice cream bloom. Very unique look in front of bolders, along a retaining wall or surrounding shrubs.  Use in woodland setting, along rocks, and near ponds.

 
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Part Shade   Part Sun Foot Traffic:
TO
Bloom Time : Summer
Flower color : White,Inconspicuous
Foliage : Semi-Evergreen
Foliage Color : Dark Green
Growth Rate : Moderate 6"-10" a year
Habit : Clumping
Irrigation : Hand Water,Auto
Plant Height : 6" - 12" (High)
Planting Area Environment : Low Water (Dry area little to no water),Normal (Rainfall under normal condition),High (Constant damp area never dries out)
Seacrh Sun Exposure : Part Shade , Part Sun
Search Foot Traffic : Light,Moderate
Soil : Peaty ,Clay ,Sandy ,Gravel ,Normal
Spread : 12"
Zone: 4,5,6,7,8.9.10
This Plant Is Hardy Above: -30
Additional Features:
Heat Tolerant No
Pool Area Yes
Deer Resistant No
Humid Area Yes
Kid Traffic No
Scented No
Dog Traffic No
Butterfly Friendly Yes
Attracts Bees No
Fire Resistant No
Erosion Control No
Attract Hummingbirds No
Attract Butterflies Yes
Attract Bees No
Deer Resistant No
Rabbit Resistant No
Additional Comment:
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Tips from Fran
This Carex is a superb plant for the garden. Too tall to be a path plant, but will actually take a good amount of foot traffic when planted as a border plant. Definitely a great addition around shrubs and tress.
 
-Fran Hopkins,
 aka ‘The STEPABLES Lady’
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