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Carex elata ‘Aurea’

To swap with Paul H.

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Potted plant.

Pot Size
0.3 litres

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Plant Finder: about Carex elata ‘Aurea’

Common names

Tufted sedge, Sedge


Carex elata ‘Aurea’ (Tufted sedge). This produces golden-yellow leaves and in summertime, blackish-brown flower spikes appear on solid, triangular stems.

Interest and use

Water plant

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Carex elata ‘Aurea’ | Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • WaterMoist

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    I'd like to swap with local people and I'm particularly interested in obtaining small colourful alpine plants, but I'm happy to consider anything which I don't already have in my garden. I could swap (subject to availability), various sempervivums, saxifrage, grasses and some perennials.

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