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Carex acuta (Marginal Aquatic)Slender-tufted Sedge

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Height Up to 90cm (35.4in)
Spread Up to 50cm (19.7in)

Hardy Perennial

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Description
Rarely available to buy, Carex acuta is a native perennial grass found in rivers, streams and lakes throughout the British Isles. The Slender Tufted Sedge forms clumps of tall stems that provide excellent cover for wildlife. The brown blooms appear from July to August above the green, grassy foliage. Perfect for planting in boggy or wet soil in wildlife gardens, ponds and streams. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 50cm (20"). Planting depth: Zone 1 & 2 to 15cm (6") below water level.

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

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1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (78116)

How to Grow
Plant Carex acuta into any reliably moist or boggy soil, or submerged in the shallow margins of ponds to a maximum depth of 15cm (6"). Choose a position in sun or partial shade.
More Info
Carex are very easy to maintain. Trim away the foliage that has died back in autumn to maintain a tidy appearance. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of Sedge in Spring.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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