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Greater Pond Sedge - Carex Riparia - 3x 9cm Pots from Primrose Plants.
Greater Pond Sedge - Carex Riparia - 3x 9cm Pots The greater pond sedge is a fast-spreading perennial grass with linear, glaucous green leaves and tall stems that bear brown flowering spikes in early summer. It works well as a pondside grass or as part of a bog or wildlife garden. Characteristics Foliage Colour: green, grey and silver Flower Colour: dark brown in summer Approx. Growth Height: 1m - 1.5m Max. Spread: 1m - 1.5m Planting Time: spring Flowering Time: late spring - summer Attracts: caddisflies and alderflies Uses: pond margins up to 30cm deep, bog gardens Exposure: exposed, sheltered Growing Habit: tufted Hardiness: hardy Rate of Growth: max. height in 2-5 years suitable for medium and large ponds Requirements Light Requirements: full sun Moisture: poorly-drained Soil requirements: acidic, neutral, alkaline, boggy, sandy, chalky Planting Plant in fertile, moist, or wet soil in full sun or in partial shade. Aquatic and marginal plants should be placed in pond plant baskets filled with aquatic soil (sold separately) and topped with a thin layer of gravel to help prevent the soil from washing away. This plant is suitable for zone 1 of a pond. Caring and Maintenance This is a very low maintenance plant. Plant in baskets with loam to prevent spreading, and in the summer cut out any dead leaves. Pond Plant Benefits Pondside plants add interest, colour and structure to ponds, and offer the benefit of delightful fragrance. They are ideal for places near to patio or decking areas, where their sweet aroma can be appreciated. The plants can be positioned around the perimeter of a pond for original and attractive exposure.. The Greater Pond Sedge - Carex Riparia - 3x 9cm Pots can be found in the Primrose Plants garden category.
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