Carex remota 

Carex remota


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Container: 0,7 litre pot

Hardiness zone: zone 7-10

Height: 30 to 50cm

Plant spacing: 60 cm


Grass... that is green!

Carex remota is native to damp, shady zones in Northern Europe and produces simple, attractive tussocks. Finely textured and luminous, it likes the moist spots in the garden; shady beds or by a pond.

Grow in pots for a natural effect.

Height: 35 cm. Planting distance: 60 cm.

Grow in ordinary soil, that should be moist to damp (increasingly so the more sunshine it receives). Hardiness: -15 °C

Bibliographical source: The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes , Rick Darke.

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:humus rich, heavy wet clay soils
Culture advice:Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost
Aspect:shade, partial shade
Special maintenance:Remove faded leaves (comb)
Multiplication Tips:Division in early spring
Garden tips:
Garden value:semi evergreen / evergreen
Garden style:japanese garden style, aquatic garden, garden undergrowth
Landscape interest:pot and container, mixed-border
Position:edge of pond, raised bed

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