Slender Spiked Sedge

Carex Acuta
Carex Acuta
Latin Name: Carex Acuta
Moisture/Zone: Zone 1 or 2
Flower Colour: Brown
Growth Speed: Medium
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green
Position: Full sun, part sun

An attractive sedge for marginal planting, carex acuta can be grown in damp conditions by the pond or as a marginal pond plant in zone 2.  Long slender flower spikes in dark brown are produced in summer. Grow in clumps to provide cover for pond creatures.  Foliage can be cut back in winter. Height to 45 cm.