Golden sedge (Carex aurea)

Carex aurea is a low groundcover with narrow arching green leaves, short flowerstems, wich carry green haity flowers and later rounded fruits. The fruit is coated in a sac called a perigynium which is fleshy and green at full size and then turns bright orange just before it falls off.

Winterhardy cool season perennial
Height 20 cm
Width 30 cm
Spacing 30-45 cm / 7-9 pc/m2
Flowering time IV-V
Site sunny or partially shaded, medium moisture to wet well soil.
Use  groups
Propagation seeds, dividing the clump
Cutting back  spring
Availability 2020 spring plant  
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