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Carex riparia 'Variegata'

Marsh plant with variegated leaves, especially in spring, long even one meter. In early summer, it produces spikes of apical brownish color. Very decorative plant. We recommend a planting density of 5 plants per square meter.

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7,50 €

  • Pot 9X9

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Size:Medium size
Planting depth from the surface of the water:from 0 to 10 cm
Height:120 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 variegated white
Hardiness:USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)
Ease of Growth:Medium
Name of breeder:Autoctona
Family:Cyperaceae

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Carex riparia 'Variegata' is a perennial Cyperaceae, with an erect and compact habit, with variegated green leaves, especially in spring, long, straight and narrow. Between April and June produces countless ears of brown. It should be planted along the edges of ponds and rivers, covered by a few cm of water or soil is always damp, reaches a height of 80 cm, prefers a neutral and calcareous soil and a sunny position. Nice decorative plant that enhances the pond.
It is a hardy plant that can stand the cold. Resistant up to -20 °
On sale from March to October.

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Carex riparia 'Variegata'

Carex riparia 'Variegata'

Marsh plant with variegated leaves, especially in spring, long even one meter. In early summer, it produces spikes of apical brownish color. Very decorative plant. We recommend a planting density of 5 plants per square meter.