Carex dipsacea

Carex dipsacea


NZ native perennial grass that forms a dense clump of upright foliage that has a attractive light green and brown colouring.  Like many grasses, this is best seen when mass planted or in large landscaping projects.


Grows 1m tall and 1m wide


It grow in swamps, bogs, damp river flats, grasslands, forest and can withstand temporary flooding.


Needs adequate moisture. Shade tolerant. Evergreen. Hardy to both wind and frost.