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Here are some other interesting species and cultivars of eye-catching Carex (Sedge) to consider:
Bowles Golden Sedge. Bright gold foliage with thin green margins, perfect for impact in a shady spot. Needs moist soil. Can be grown as a marginal plant.
Blue Zinger Sedge. Attractive clumps of steel blue grass-like foliage. Insignificant cream flowers appear during summer. Grown for its foliage. An excellent ground cover.
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Variegated Japanese Sedge. Mound of stiff flat blades with green edges and creamy white centers, blooms in spring.
Ice Dance Japanese Sedge. Mound of dark-green grassy leaves which are edged in white, small insignificant spikes of brownish flowers appear in late spring.
Ice Ballet Sedge. Sport of Ice Dance, but has a wider cream margin on the blade. Just a few extra millimeters makes this sedge pop in the garden!.
Silver Sceptre Sedge. Leaves are narrow variegated silver and green.
Palm Sedge Grass. Bamboo like appearance.
Black-Flowered Sedge. Dark green tufts that produce a black flower in May-June, useful for edging, or in containers.
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