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Grass Carex comans 'Amazon Mist'

Leatherleaf Sedge

A member of the Sedge family, Carex Amazon Mist is commonly referred to as an ornamental grass. It is widely used in containers and in landscaping mixed with colorful bedding plants. Since it is a member of the Sedge, it is a perennial that maintains its color in warmer climates. In colder climates, the leaves will whither in Fall and Winter months. The slender grassy leaves grow in a thick clump and curl over to make a unique spray of color resembling a fountain. Delicate flowers appear atop tiny stems in Mid-Summer. They are fantastic in containers behind glorious mounds of color or as a center, surrounded by color. Whatever your choice, this plant is very easy to please. 

Height

6-12 Inches

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Spread

14 Inches

Homeowner Growing
& Maintenance Tips

Amazon Mist tolerates up to drought conditions as well as prospering in partial sun. It prefers to be in moist, well-drained soil. In the colder climates, the brown foliage will need to be cleared for the new foliage to begin emerging in the Spring.

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Interesting Notes

  • Perfect for Spring, Summer and Fall landscape
  • Vivid foliage to frame beds and containers
  • Perennial
  • Heat and light tolerant

 

USDA Hardiness Zone 6-10

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Edging
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Naturalizing
Container
Purchase Size(s):
Quart
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
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