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Carex divulsa (Berkeley sedge)

Carex divulsa Photo/Illustration: Saxon Holt

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Carex divulsa KARE-ex dih-VUL-sah Common Name: Berkeley sedge Genus: Carex
This sedge is one of the most adaptable of the ground-cover grasses. Its ability to look the same in sun or shade makes it a valuable asset in plantings that go in and out of full sun. Berkeley sedge is a good solution for areas under stress where lawn grasses often fail. The flowers are not particularly noteworthy.
Noteworthy characteristics: Tolerates foot traffic and the occasional mowing.
Care: Berkeley sedge is very adaptable and can grow in full sun to full shade and most any soil.
Propagation: Divide in early spring.
Problems: Infrequent.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Light Full Sun to Part Shade;Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture Adaptable
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Showy Foliage
Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Grasses

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