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Carex brunnea 'Jenneke'

Carex brunnea 'Jenneke'

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Plant name: Carex brunnea 'Jenneke'

Other names: Greater brown sedge 'Jenneke', Dwarf golden sedge 'Jenneke'

Category: Grass Like

Plant family: Cyperaceae

Light preference: Full sun/partial shade

Soil preference: Chalk, clay, loam. Acid, Alkaline, Neutral. Moist but well-drained/poorly-drained.

Flowering/fruiting month: July - August

Size:

  • Up to 40cm height
  • Up to 30cm spread

Description: A compact variegated sedge with pale/creamy yellow leaves edged in dark green. Growing in a clump to 40cm high and 30cm wide, it grows best in moist, partially shaded soil.

Care: Although it tolerates full sun, it performs better in moist soil that is partially shaded. Benefits from a compost mulch in spring. Can be semi-evergreen in the coldest edges of its range. Propagate by division or by seed sown in cold frames. No pruning required. Remove dead or faded foliage in spring.

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