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Carex albula 'Frosty Curls'

Synonym(s) Carex comans
Common name curly sedge
Family cyperaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6-9)
Flowers inconspicuous
Size 12-24"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes drought tolerant once established
From seed germinates at room temperature, several weeks. slow-growing in their first season.
detailed seed-starting info below

Fine-textured sedge with metallic pale-green leaves. Good in clusters or as a border planting.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '02 trade. Baggy. 65F (70%G, 22-32d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy. 65F (95%G ,22-30d)

Start early - these stay small for a long time.

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