Carex grayi

Carex grayi is herb marshland that in summer produces a fruit star-shaped character. Prefers a moist soil or waterlogged, not sensitive to frost. Excellent border plant for ponds and natural swimming pools. Recommended with a density of 5 plants per square meter.

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Carex grayi is a marsh plant, native to North America, where it grows wild in large clumps in the marshes and wetlands. It has broad leaves of 60 cm long intense green color, between June to August produces the inflorescences formed by a male and a female ear ear from which they develop sharp shaped fruits of green brown color star. It prefers a moist soil or waterlogged but also resistant to short periods of drought; can be grown as a border plant of small lakes and ponds on damp ground or just covered by the water, in full sun or in mezzombra on soil pH neutral or slightly acid. decorative plant that keeps the fruit for a long time.

Not sensitive to frost and withstands temperatures above -15 ° C

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Data sheet

50 cm
Sun Exposure:
Full sun to partial shade
Planting depth from the surface of the water:
0 cm, on the water surface
Type of soil:
Medium size
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
5 plants per square meter.
Bloom Time:
June - August
Flower Color:
Leaf color:
Ease of Growth:

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