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botanical name:
Carex flagellifera
Carex flagellifera © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  New Zealand sedge
family:  Cyperaceae
characteristics: grass, evergreen
height: 1.10m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: brown & green
flower colour: buff
fruit colour: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
Short rhizomes produce densely tufted evergreen foliage of narrow, arching, green leaves, often tinted reddish brown. Long stems carry buff flowers, maturing to red-brown seed heads.

Moist soil in sun or part shade. Dislikes extremely wet or dry soil.

By division.

Good in containers and for sloping banks.

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