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New Zealand Hair Sedge


This sedge forms dense fine-textured clumps of arching narrow pale silvery green foliage usually 1-2 feet long. Hair-like 'curls' occur as the blades die and curve back toward the base of the blade Small green flower spikes rise on 2-foot stems in summer. Best used in shade.

Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' ('Frosty Curls')

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 12-24"

Leaf shape : Linear

Leaf color : Pale silvery green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Insignificant.

Flower shape : Spikes

Flower color : Green

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2 1/2 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)

Sunset zone : 2b-9, 14-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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