Blue Zinger Sedge Grass

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‘Blue Zinger’ Sedge delivers cascading drifts of soft blue foliage perfect for tumbling over rocks or massed as a sweeping groundcover. An improved variety with a more upright, clumping form and larger size than the species, 'Blue Zinger' provides lasting color to the shade garden. Narrow leaf blades add fine texture and contrast. Evergreen in warm climates. (Carex flacca)
Zones 5 - 9
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Deer Resistant
Groundcover
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Full Shade
Mature Plant Size12-18" tall , 12-18" wide
Bloom TimeFoliage plant all season
SizePlant - 3" Pot
SKUAM015020

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information
12-18” tall x 12-18” wide. Sedge ‘Blue Zinger’ is at home in woodland gardens, cottage-style plantings, and water gardens. The soft color and texture complement broad-leaved perennials and strappy foliage like that of iris. Use as an accent in mixed borders or as a platform for upright shrubs. ‘Blue Zinger’ looks lovely beneath the canopy of open, low-growing trees. Adaptable to a variety of soils, sedges prefer even moisture, but are drought tolerant once established. Plant in wet areas where other plants fail. ‘Blue Zinger’ thrives in partial shade and requires sun protection in hot dry climates. Plants spreads slowly through rhizomes to form a dense mat. Cut back foliage in early spring before new growth appears to keep sedge looking tidy. Clumps can be divided every 2 to 3 years. Deer resistant.
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SKUAM015020
Item Package Size
Plant - 3" Pot
Common Name
Blue Zinger Sedge Grass
Botanical Name
Carex flacca Blue Zinger
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height
12-18" tall
Estimated Mature Spread
12-18" wide
Growth Rate
Medium
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all season
Planting Depth
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Foliage
Ornamental bluish-green blades.
Soil Type
Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture
Moist / Wet
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Deer Resistant, Groundcover
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Item Unit
Plant
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