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Carex comans            Family: Cyperaceae   (Sedge)          
New England Hair Sedge


Picture of Carex comans

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Type: Perennial
Hardiness range: 7A - 9B
Height: 9" to 15" / 25cm to 40cm
Spread: 12" to 30" / 30cm to 75cm
Growth rate: Average
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Persistence: Evergreen
Bloom color: Brown
Bloom season: Mid Summer to Early Fall
Leaf color: Green, purple, silvery
Fruit color: n/a
Water requirements: Moist to wet
Soil pH requirements: Neutral
Soil type: Loamy
Form: Spreading or horizontal
Landscape uses: Container, ground cover
Attributes and features: Attractive foilage


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