Carex grayi
  • Carex grayi
  • Carex grayi

Carex grayi

£9.95

(Mace Sedge or Gray's Sedge) An eye-catching deciduous grass, Carex grayi has narrow, light green leaves and clusters of seeds in summer which look very much like spiked clubs or morning stars.

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An eye-catching deciduous grass, Carex grayi has narrow, light green leaves and clusters of seeds in summer which look very much like spiked clubs or morning stars.

Any eye-catching border grass and ideal for use as a decoration with cut flowers. Very effective when planted in small groups.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Carex grayi grows to be an upright, clump forming grass.
    • Height: up to 120 cm (4 ft)
    • Spread: 60 cm (2 ft)
  • Pruning: Carex grayi dies back to the ground each winter. Cut back to a height of 10 cm in March.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Grass - Medium (3 - 6 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Fruit - Ornamental

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