Carex pendula is a vigorous rhizomatous perennial forming large clumps of dark green, linear, pleated leaves, with tall stems bearing several slender, drooping flower spikes.
can be deciduous or evergreen.
Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Sheltered or Exposed
Pootly drained soil
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
How to grow
Best grown in fertile, moist or wet soil in a sunny or in partial shade
Propagate by division from mid-spring to early summer, or propagate from seed sown in the autumn
How to care
Can be cut back after flowering
Aphids can sometimes attack areas like stem bases
Generally trouble free