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Carex tenuiculmis - 'Cappucino' (New Zealand Hair Sedge)

Type Grass, Evergreen, Ground cover
Form Spreading arching, Architectural Form
Size Spreading or Ground Hugging Plant
Colours Golden Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Carex tenuiculmis:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest

Weaknesses of Carex tenuiculmis

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Carex tenuiculmis:

  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Ornamental grass for summer long foliage interest
  • Ornamental grass ideal for drift planting in a sunny spot

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