Plant Families / Carex - Sedges
Carex (Sedge) are top-notch foliage perennials belonging to a vast genus including over 1,500 species of deciduous or evergreen, rhizomatous or tufted perennials. They feature triangular stems bearing linear or strap-shaped leaves and spikes of tiny green or brown flowers. Some sedge varieties can grow in shady sites where true grasses do not thrive, while others are ideal for sunny borders. Some are perfect for wet sites while others will grow under relatively dry conditions. There is a Carex species to suit almost any garden situation, whether in borders, rock gardens, containers or water gardens. There will be surely one for you!