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A Crave Worthy Carex Collection

A Crave Worthy Carex Collection

Posted by Emerald Coast Growers on Apr 12th 2023

We're big fans of Carex. Our 32 varieties - yes, 32 varieties! - occupy four pages of our catalog. We're hooked! Indulge us as we brag on some of our favorites.Shown above, Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)North American Native. An excellent groundcover. Foliage is soft and curls gently, turning pale brown for the winter.This is a multi-talented group whose members shine as individuals or in masses. Carex can edge borders and fill containers. It can be "green mulch" or a law
THE END TO BORDER WARS: Part IV  (Golden Grasses)

THE END TO BORDER WARS: Part IV (Golden Grasses)

Posted by John Friel on Feb 25th 2021

When the color experts at Pantone announced their Color of the Year for 2021, they gave us a rare double-header. Illuminating is a cheerful yellow. Ultimate Gray is exactly what it sounds like. They complement one another beautifully: Yellow for sunny optimism, gray for rock-solid reliability. We looked at gray last time, so let’s get sunny and optimistic again! In this episode, we shine an Illuminating beam on the golden blades of two grasses and a Carex (a grass like sedge, not a tru

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