Also called Blue Creeping Sedge
More About Carex glauca
- AKA Carex flacca
- Semi-evergreen low mound of narrow arching blue-gray leaves
- Inconspicuous brownish flowers and seedheads
- Spreads slowly by rhizomes, and can be used as a ground cover if given ample moisture
- Bloom Time: Spring
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
Blue Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best grown in a moist to average soil, in full sun or partial shade and is drought tolerant, once established.
Carex glauca Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils