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Carex elata

Graminaceous plant, native, forming dense clumps of bright green leaves. In late spring produces a narrow inflorescence brown. Suitable for giving naturalness to the banks, recommended with a density of 5 plants per square meter.

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Size:Medium size
Planting depth from the surface of the water:from 0 to 5 cm
Height:40 cm
Spacing:5 plants per square meter.
Type of soil:Waterlogged
Sun Exposure:Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time:April - May
Flower Color:Brown
Leaf color:Green
Hardiness:USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F)
Ease of Growth:Medium
Name of breeder:Autoctona
Family:Cyperaceae

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Carex elata is a native gramineous; perennial marsh plant. It grows in swamps and along the banks of rivers and streams.
Form elegant tufts of bright green leaves up to 40 cm high. In late spring it produces a long inflorescence up to 55 cm dark brown. It requires a constantly moist soil or covered with 5 cm of water, used in the edges of ponds or along streams. This marsh plant can stand the cold and can withstand up to -35 ° C, to be placed on a neutral or slightly acid soil in a sunny or partial shade. Excellent plant to naturalize.

Available from March to October.

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Carex elata

Carex elata

Graminaceous plant, native, forming dense clumps of bright green leaves. In late spring produces a narrow inflorescence brown. Suitable for giving naturalness to the banks, recommended with a density of 5 plants per square meter.