Carex, Plant Profile and Landscaping Uses
Carex is one of the most popular sedges used in landscaping. With wholesale growers offering varieties from low growing, to tall varieties this is a versatile plant. A decorative grass with foliage ranging from green, through red to brown. Carex prefer full sun and a moist well drained position.
Care and Pruning
- Plant Type – Sedge
- Country of origin – Australia
- Common Name –
- Growth Rate – Fast
- Evergreen / Deciduous – Evergreen
- Soil – Moist
- Position – Full sun to part shade
- Height – 1m
- Width – .5m
- Habit – Clump forming
Used widely in revegetation projects, useful in broader landscaping and roadside plantings.
Varieties / Cultivars
- Carex breviculmis – Short stem sedge.
- Carex gaudichaudianna – Wetland species known as the ‘Tufted Sedge. To around 1m in height.
- Carex petrei – More grass like to around 30cm in height
- Carex tereticaulis – Wetland species known as the ‘Rush Sedge’
- Carex fascicularis – Also known as ‘Tassel Sedge’ reaches around 1m in height
- Carex appressa – Tall growing sedge to around 80cm.
- Carex buchananii – Commonly called ‘Brown Grass’
WHOLESALE CAREX NURSERIES
111 Stanhope Road Theresa Park NSW 2570
Offering a variety of sun hardy Australian natives and exotic trees, shrubs, groundcover's and perennials from semi advanced through to super advanced and semi-mature stock.
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977 - email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional & PBR Lines and garden hardy favourites. Supplying all states. www.faceysnursery.com.au
17 McCarthy Rd Monbulk, Vic, 3793, Australia
Specialising in propagation and production of over 900 species / varieties of ornamental plants, perennials & rare plants. Supplying nurseries, landscapers & others. Minimum quantities apply! Contact us to discuss plants or growing requirements.
PO BOX 354 Eumundi QLD 4562
phone: 07 5442 8875 fax: 07 54428854 mob 0427567930
Grass tubestock 50mm, 75mm native tube and 140mm to order. Some of our stock lines; Cyperus, Isolepis, Juncus, Lomandra, Poa, Themeda and more!
TJ’S WHOLESALE PLANTS
Cranbourne South, Victoria
Phone (03) 97830733
ALL GREEN NURSERY
130 Old Geelong Rd Hoppers Crossing VIC 3029
phone: 03 9749 1688 fax: 03 9749 5135
Wide range of wholesale plants including: Grasses, Designer Plants,Trees and Shrubs, Native Plants, Screening Plants, Hedges, Succulents and Ground Covers
FACEYS NURSERY Pty Ltd
1870 South Gippsland Hwy Cranbourne Vic 3977
Ph 03 5996 1466 Fax 03 5996 7077
Growers of a wide range of native & exotic trees, shrubs, ground covers and climbers in 14cm pots Promotional and PBR Lines